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Future Prospects of Genome Sequencing

Sharma S*

Department of Genetics, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, India

*Corresponding Author:
Sharma S
Department of Genetics
Vellore Institute of Technology
Vellore, India
Tel: 7731021501
E-mail: [email protected]

Received Date: 08/07/2016; Accepted Date: 01/08/2016; Published Date: 10/08/2016

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The shift from manual DNA sequencing methods such as Maxam-Gilbert sequencing and Sanger sequencing in the 1970s and 1980s to more rapid, automated sequencing methods in the 1990s played a crucial role in giving scientists the ability to sequence whole genomes. Almost any biological sample containing a full copy of the DNA—even a very small amount of DNA or ancient DNA—can provide the genetic material necessary for full genome sequencing. Such samples may include saliva, epithelial cells, bone marrow, hair (as long as the hair contains a hair follicle), seeds, plant leaves, or anything else that has DNA-containing cells. The genome sequence of a single cell selected from a mixed population of cells can be determined using techniques of single cell genome sequencing. This has important advantages in environmental microbiology in cases where a single cell of a particular microorganism species can be isolated from a mixed population by microscopy on the basis of its morphological or other distinguishing characteristics. In such cases the normally necessary steps of isolation and growth of the organism in culture may be omitted, thus allowing the sequencing of a much greater spectrum of organism genomes.


Whole genome sequencing, Clinical trials, Chromosomal DNA, Single cell genome sequencing.


Whole Genome sequencing or complete genome sequencing is a methodology describing the complete DNA game plan of a living being's genome at one time. It fuses the sequencing of the dominant part of an animal's chromosomal DNA and what's more DNA contained in the mitochondria. Genome sequencing procedures are nowadays used on an endless scale as a piece of Clinical trials and considering transformative science. Any cell can be used for genome sequencing containing a full copy of the DNA. Single cell genome sequencing choosing the genome gathering of a lone cell from a mixed people of cells has advantage in natural microbiology too. Pre-implantation inherited finding in like manner consolidates single cell genome sequencing.

Techniques Used As A Piece Of Sequencing

Earlier the most surely understood methodology for sequencing was shotgun sequencing which consolidates sequencing of one end yet it was comprehended that that profitable information can be expelled by sequencing both the terminations however nowadays whole genome sequencing with the help of chip [1-10], PCs and Information age to store the tremendous genomic data electronically making the entire cumbersome technique of sequencing much too much less requesting.

Sanger sequencing was similarly used as a part of past used to choose the innate code yet since it was a period eating up and exorbitant procedure it is not regularly used as a piece of labs. Likewise simply short bits of DNA can be sequenced through it. Front line sequencing is particularly looked for after these days as it can plan greater bits of DNA [11-18]. It allows the unmistakable evidence of assortment in protein-coding district of any quality instead of few picked qualities. Change usually happens in the exons and thusly using whole exome sequencing we can recognize the possible contamination realizing changes easily in restricted capacity to concentrate almost at a lesser cost. Exactly when DNA assortments happens outside the exons then it can affect the entire quality activity and protein era finally inciting innate messes which can't be recognized by whole exome sequencing [19-28].

Nowadays Nano pore and flourophore Innovation is likewise been utilized on a huge scale. Cutting edge sequencing (NGS) permits to adequately performing entire genome sequencing (WGS) that may prompt the presentation of new genome-based investigations into clinical practice. WGS is one of not very much late advancement in pharmaceutical which are portrayed by the qualities 'better', "speedier" and 'less expensive'. NGS dependably includes non-coordinated mass sequencing [29-36].

Confinement of sequencing on a genomic locale, a board of qualities, or the exome (all protein-coding exons), for case, can be accomplished by a catching instrument taking into account hybridizing oligonucleotides that characterize the arrangement zone [37-42]. The use of NGS for the examination of RNAs ('transcriptome') or epigenetic alterations ('methylome') is direct. NGS guarantees almost boundless conceivable outcomes to hunt down hereditary variations with clinical pertinence. This incorporates the location of established and additionally of substantial changes as reasons for monogenic infections, the all-inclusive task of danger scores for polygenic sicknesses, the recognizable proof of tumor-or metastasis-particular transformations in individual tumor patients and the determination of quality expression profiles (marks') with prognostic and/or restorative significance [43-56].

Advantages Of Entire Genome Sequencing

The WGS study affirmed known issues of WGS/WES examinations in unselected/solid people: constrained affectability for a few classes of transformations, for example, auxiliary variations, high false-positive rates in mechanized translation, high time necessity for expert curation and a generally low effect on medicinal consideration. Making customized arrangements to treat malady might be conceivable construct not just in light of the mutant qualities bringing on an infection, additionally different qualities in the patient's genome [57-69].

Genotyping malignancy cells and understanding what qualities are misregulated permits doctors to choose the best chemotherapy and conceivably open the patient to less harmful treatment since the treatment is custom fitted. Beforehand obscure qualities might be distinguished as adding to an illness state. Conventional hereditary testing takes a gander at the regular "troublemaker" qualities.

Way of life or natural changes that can intervene with the impacts of hereditary inclination might be recognized and after that directed [70-90]. Catches both huge and little variations that may some way or another be missed and Recognizes potential causative variations for further take after on investigations of quality expression and direction systems [91-96].


We can infer that entire genome sequencing grows indicative utility and enhances clinical administration in paediatric solution. WGS surpasses other innovation stages in capacity to recognize hereditary variations required in adolescence malady. Expanded symptomatic utility of WGS can significantly affect clinical consideration and administration that goes past hereditary advising. NGS innovations have effectively had an emotional effect on the field of Microbiology. Notwithstanding giving more financially savvy sequencing techniques, the scope of utility-based applications, which stretched out past the first extension of NGS advancements, will take into account a more exact practical explanation of microbial genomes Momentum and future NGS advances guarantee to give new bits of knowledge into individual microbial genomes, the structure of the groups they possess, and their effect on human wellbeing malady. This thusly will take into account the improvement of more precise models of sickness and contamination and result in the advancement of another scope of symptomatic devices and therapeutics to battle irresistible illness.