Blog: Wildfire Upgrade Shaves a Day From the Workflow, Cuts Price of Next Generation Sequencing by 50%, and Maintains Highest Accuracy for 5500 Series Genetic Analyzers

5500xl W Genetic Analyzer

Now with the Wildfire Upgrade, 5500 Series Genetic Analyzers - are transformed into the most affordable, flexible and accurate optical-based system in the next generation sequencing marketplace...Read More

Date Posted: 05/31/12

Blog: Life Technologies Streamlines DNA Sequencing with New Reagent Kit

Ease-of-use and fewer steps decrease errors, significantly improving laboratory efficiencies

Life Technologies Corporation today announced the commercial availability of its newest advancement in capillary electrophoresis (CE) sequencing reagents with the BigDye® Direct Cycle Sequencing Kit. The kit, to be used with the company’s portfolio of Applied Biosystems™ Genetic Analyzers, simplifies the Sanger sequencing workflow by combining post-PCR cleanup and cycle sequencing into a single step and allows reads as close as one base from the primer using POP-7™ polymer.Read More

Date Posted: 03/07/11