Illumina Launches Exome Capture Kit; Automation Hardware to Follow in 2011

The TruSeq exome kit will compete with existing capture products from other vendors, in particular Agilent's SureSelect human exome kits and NimbleGen's SeqCap EZ Human Exome Library v.2.0. Both Illumina and Agilent said they are moving toward automating target enrichment.

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