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Pair-barcode high-throughput sequencing for large-scale multiplexed sample analysis

Jing Tu, Qinyu Ge, Shengqin Wang, Lei Wang, Beili Sun, Qi Yang, Yunfei Bai and Zuhong Lu*

BMC Genomics 2012, 13:43  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-43

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Post publication attention

Jing Tu   (2012-03-27 11:29)  Southeast University

It has been brought to our attention post publication that we omitted reference to a previously reported method of paired tagging.

Neiman M, Lundin S, Savolainen P, Ahmadian A (2011) Decoding a Substantial Set of Samples in Parallel by Massive Sequencing. PLoS ONE 6(3): e17785. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0017785, reports a method of paired tagging that we have missed when we revised:

"we have not found any study which assign a pair of barcodes in NGS to improve the practicability and parallelism in analyzing large-scale multiplexed samples"

We would like to point out that, our manuscript was first submitted to another famous Journal on 15th JAN 2011 , nearly two months before publication of the article above. Even so, we should like to take this opportunity to apologize for less meticulousness in revision and the omission.

Competing interests

None declared

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