NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Oxford Nanopore said this week that it has opened the PromethIon Early Access Program (PEAP) to allow researchers to get first access to the technology. The PromethIon is a desktop device for high-throughput, high-sample number, nanopore-based analysis of DNA and RNA. It works the same way as Oxford's MinIon, the company said, but on a larger scale. PEAP participants will receive a PromethIon, installation support, flow cells, and reagent kits, and access to online support communities.

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