AGBT: Ion Torrent to Launch 400-Base Reads for PGM this Year; User Reports Exome Sequencing | GenomeWeb

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.

Get the full story with
GenomeWeb Premium

Only $95 for the
first 90 days*

A trial upgrade to GenomeWeb Premium gives you full site access, interest-based email alerts, access to archives, and more. Never miss another important industry story.

Try GenomeWeb Premium now.

Already a GenomeWeb Premium member? Login Now.
Or, See if your institution qualifies for premium access.

*Before your trial expires, we’ll put together a custom quote with your long-term premium options.

Not ready for premium?

Browse our free articles
You can still register for access to our free content.

Prosecutors seek to introduce evidence from low-template DNA analysis in a murder case in upstate New York, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: map of UV-induced damage in yeast genome, comparative epigenomics uncovers plant lacking key DNA methyltransferase enzyme, and more.

Researchers kick off their second Queer in STEM survey to examine what can make STEM careers welcoming, Wired reports.

A startup company is offering a test to analyze soil samples from farms for pathogens.