Ion Torrent Reveals Initial Specs for PGM; Early-Access User Provides First Feedback

Initially, the PGM will generate at least 100,000 single reads per run with a read length of 100 to 200 base pairs and an error rate of about 1 percent, using the so-called 314 chip, which has about 1.4 million sensors and costs $250. The company plans to start shipping the instrument worldwide later this month.

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