Move Over, GA: Illumina's HiSeq 2000 Increases Output to 200 Gb Per Run | GenomeWeb

By Julia Karow

Illumina said this week that it will launch a new high-throughput sequencing platform, called HiSeq 2000, next month that will provide up to 200 gigabases of sequence data and up to two billion paired-end reads on a billion templates per run.

Priced at $690,000, the system will use the same cluster amplification sample prep and sequencing-by-synthesis chemistry as the Genome Analyzer but will run two flow cells instead of one and use a dual-surface imaging method.

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