Paragon Genomics ParagonDesigner
Paragon Genomics has launched ParagonDesigner, a web-based tool that enables rapid design of CleanPlex Custom NGS Panels. The online portal features a streamlined, user-friendly interface that simplifies the assay design process, allowing researchers to build customized next-generation sequencing assays for their specific needs. The custom panels are powered by Paragon's CleanPlex technology, an ultra-high multiplexed PCR-based target enrichment chemistry that makes it possible to include a large number of genomic targets in a single assay. With ParagonDesigner, users define the content of their custom NGS assays by submitting their targets online. ParagonDesigner features a database of more than 1,300 pre-designed, clinically-relevant human genes, allowing CleanPlex Custom NGS Panels to be instantly assembled for most applications. The design tool also issues a report on the estimated panel size and design coverage for review prior to submission. Custom NGS panels are delivered in two to four weeks, the company said.