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The completion of the sequencing of the Arabidopsis thaliana genome in 2000 by a multinational research team accelerated the ability to identify genes for crop improvement. Now with the aid of semiconductor sequencing, a single researcher can sequence the entire genome of Arabidopsis in about two hours. Read the story now ›

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Learn more about Life Technologies' innovative tools and applications with this insightful webinar series made specially for the 60th DNA Anniversary.

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DNA Anniversary video | DNA Anniversary booklet | Innovation in PCR


DNA product spotlight: tools for plant sciences

Bring the next generation of crops to life with simple, scalable, and affordable solutions from Life Technologies. Learn more about plant sciences.

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The Ion Personal Genome Machine™ Sequencer
Uncover the genetic make up of plants with the Personal Genome Machine™ (PGM™) System, it combines semiconductor sequencing technology with natural biochemistry to directly translate chemical information into digital data, democratizing sequencing, and making it accessible to virtually any laboratory.

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The QuantStudio™ 3D Digital PCR System
The QuantStudio™ 3D Digital PCR System uses a sealed chip technology, providing a streamlined, reliable, and robust method to perform digital PCR for absolute quantification applications such as GMO detection.

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The QuantStudio™ 12K Flex Real-Time PCR System
Detect gene copy number and uncover the genotypes of plant populations with TaqMan® Assays and the QuantStudio™ 12K Flex System and OpenArray® technology. Produce up to 110,000 data points in an 8-hour day with minimal training, as little as 20 minutes of hands-on time per run, and no third-party robotics.

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GeneArt® Precision TALs
GeneArt® Precision TALs are genome engineering tools for the locus-specific modification of the plant genome. Precision TALs provide custom DNA-binding proteins for accurate DNA targeting and precise genome editing.

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