Life Tech Launches Wildfire to Expand Capacity of 5500, Positions System for Exome, RNA Sequencing | GenomeWeb

Life Technologies last week launched its Wildfire sample prep technology for the 5500, which eliminates emulsion PCR, reduces sample prep time and cost, and increases exome and transcriptome sequencing throughput two- to five-fold per lane.

The upgrade is available to 5500 customers for $70,000, which includes a new graphics processing unit and a scientific CMOS camera.

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