Life Tech Begins Proton Shipments; Announces Proton 3 and emPCR-Free Sample Prep | GenomeWeb

This article has been updated from a version posted Sept. 13 to include comments from an Ion Torrent official and market analysts.

Life Technologies' Ion Torrent business said last week at its Ion World customer conference that it has started shipping its Proton sequencing system to customers and that it is developing a third version of the Proton as well as new emulsion-free PCR sample prep technology.

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