According to the company, the new product is an example of its direction for next-gen sequencing sample prep: flexible and automated.
The platform can prepare almost 1,000 samples in less than 24 hours using the SISCAPA workflow, Tecan said.
Agilent Technologies, DxNA, Toyo Seikan Kaisha, Gen-Probe, NuGen, and 3M are awarded US patents.
Advanced Liquid Logic, Duke University, NuGen Technologies, Stanford University, Schott, Corning, Immucor
However, the company confirmed that it is no longer commercializing its test, the Enigma ML Influenza A/B detection assay, in partnership with GlaxoSmithKline as was previously reported.
Under the terms of the agreement, NuGen's Ovation RNA-seq kit will be the first to be automated on the Apollo 324 system and will be available commercially this year.
NuGen's Ovation RNA-seq for Roche's GS systems, NEB and Sequenom's EpiMark Methylated DNA Enrichment Kit, Complete Genomics releases 29 whole-genome datasets
The companies will co-promote NuGen's Ovation RNA-Seq system with 454 Life Sciences' GS FLX and GS Junior systems to enable whole-transcriptome profiling of low-abundance samples.
The firms will automate NuGen's NGS Sample Preparation workflows on IntegenX's Apollo series next-generation sequencing library preparation instruments.
NuGen and WaferGen Biosystems are collaborating to develop and market workflows that combine NuGen's sample prep and preamplification technology with WaferGen's SmartChip high-density and –throughput real-time PCR system.
GenomeWeb reports that Veritas Genetics is suspending its US operations.
A Brazilian-led team of researchers reports it has generated a sugarcane genome assembly that encompasses more than 99 percent of its genome.
Certain plasma proteins could be used to gauge a person's age and whether they are aging well, according to HealthDay News.
In Science this week: approach to measure microRNA targeting efficiency, strategy to conduct high-throughput chemical screens at single-cell resolution, and more.