Today Ion Torrent launches a neat product based upon a highly multiplexed technology called AmpliSeq, called the Ion AmpliSeq Exome, covering >97% of the CCDS regions. But before getting into the details, a little context is in order.
Although the whole genome versus whole exome discussion was held previously, details around the methods of selecting out the whole exome have been not discussed (also called ‘targeted selection’), and the wide array of methods, costs, and effort required can be a rather complicated affair.
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