Ambry Genetics and GE Healthcare, who each released a new 26-gene sequencing service last week, have disclosed that both of their new services are based on Illumina's TruSight Tumor panel for somatic variant detection in solid tumors on the MiSeq platform.

Illumina launched TruSight Tumor earlier this month as a research use-only sequencing panel of 26 oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes selected for their implication in common solid tumors including lung, colon, gastric, and ovarian cancers, and melanoma.

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