Ion Torrent Proton


Some clarifications about Ion Torrent PII and NextSeq 500 2

Yesterday’s Ion Torrent Proton PII™ and Illumina NextSeq 500™ post certainly got a reaction from several quarters, including detailed pricing information about the 1x75bp format for the high-throughput configuration on the consumables. Instead of making edits to the original here are some clarifying points, as it is clear that Illumina […]

Revised version of a PII and NextSeq 500 comparison chart

Targeted RNA Sequencing Approaches 1

There are several commercial methods for looking at 10’s or 100’s of gene expression levels via a high throughput TaqMan™ assay from Life Technologies / Thermo Fisher Scientific, a competitive offering from Roche, Douglas Scientific, or also Fluidigm. The limitation of these technologies however is the amount of multiplexing a […]

Happiness is getting more of what you want, in RNA-Seq as in other things...

Ion Chef, PII Chip, Isothermal Template Prep and a new Hi-Q Enzyme at Ion World 2013 1

Over the two days right before the annual ASHG (American Society of Human Genetics) meeting in Boston, Life Technologies held a two-day event where several hundred Ion Torrent customers and other interested parties attended. Updates for three upcoming products (the Ion Chef automated template prep, the PII chip, and a […]

Ion World announcements