The Sequence Read Archive

  title={The Sequence Read Archive},
  author={Rasko Leinonen and Hideaki Sugawara and Martin Shumway},
  booktitle={Nucleic Acids Research},
The combination of significantly lower cost and increased speed of sequencing has resulted in an explosive growth of data submitted into the primary next-generation sequence data archive, the Sequence Read Archive (SRA). The preservation of experimental data is an important part of the scientific record, and increasing numbers of journals and funding agencies require that next-generation sequence data are deposited into the SRA. The SRA was established as a public repository for the next… CONTINUE READING