By Julia Karow

Life Technologies' Ion Torrent
plans to launch 2x200-base paired-end reads and 400-base fragment reads for the PGM later this year, along with new sets of custom and fixed-content AmpliSeq panels for targeted resequencing.

As some of its customers are beginning to use the instrument for clinical applications, the company also said that it plans to submit the PGM for clearance by the US Food and Drug Administration and CE-IVD certification this year.

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