10x Genomics Chromium, Supernova 2.0
10x Genomics this week launched a new version of its Chromium de novo assembly solution, featuring a new version of the assembly software, Supernova 2.0. Chromium supports high-throughput crop health, breeding, and other agrigenomic studies. With a low input DNA requirement of 1 ng and optimized DNA preparation protocols, researchers can create a high-quality de novo assembly from a single insect in as little as one week, the company said. 10x also plans to release sample datasets generated by Supernova 2.0, including genomes for humans, plants, insects, and other animals.