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Illumina offers innovative next-generation sequencing (NGS) platforms that deliver industry-leading data quality and accuracy, at an unparalleled scale. With flexible throughput and simple, streamlined workflows, our sequencing platforms are transforming the field of genomics.
Illumina technology empowers more and more NGS users every day. NGS has transformed the genomics community to include clinical, agrigenomics, and forensic genomics researchers, and continues to enable advances in cancer genomics, microbiology, and other areas.
Illumina NGS platforms have been adopted by leading institutions around the world, both big and small, and are the production platform for all major genome centers. More bases have been sequenced using Illumina chemistry than all other next-generation sequencing platforms combined.
Our track record of relentless innovation is evident in the number and breadth of research publications. Illumina NGS platforms enable the broadest suite of sequencing applications, including the first FDA-cleared NGS system for diagnostic applications.
Our newly expanded sequencing platform portfolio will transform your research and enable new discoveries. Illumina systems deliver what you need, when you need it.
Each platform delivers industry-leading data quality and performance, with flexible throughput and simple, streamlined workflows—for every kind of researcher, for every scale of study.
Rapid, high-quality NGS library preparation is a key element of the integrated sequencing platform workflows that Illumina offers. The easy-to-use library preparation and enrichment products enable sequencing of a wide variety of samples—including challenging, low-input, and even FFPE samples.
Illumina also offers a broad range of intuitive bioinformatics applications for data analysis, alignment, variant calling and more. Sequencing data can be instantly and securely transferred, stored, and analyzed in the BaseSpace genomics computing environment.
Results are presented in intuitive, easy-to-interpret reports, enabling rapid identification of variants, and the ability to instantly share data with collaborators around the world.
Illumina users can also access a rich ecosystem of third-party tools for data analysis.
Illumina has pioneered major advances for NGS platforms in simplicity and flexibility – all while delivering industry-leading performance. Sequencing output has grown a thousand-fold, from less than 1 gigabase to over 1 terabase per run, while the number of reads has increased from millions to billions. Experiments that once required complex workflows now use simple push-button sequencing. Illumina continues to lead the field in sequencing platform innovation and performance.
We’re making next-generation sequencing accessible. No matter your research focus or level of experience, Illumina has the sequencing platform that suits your needs.
From sequencing small amplicon panels to thousands of human genomes, our NGS platforms support the broadest range of applications and sample sizes.
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Every Illumina next-generation sequencing platform leverages our sequencing by synthesis (SBS) chemistry to deliver industry-leading data quality. This unmatched performance has made Illumina SBS the most widely adopted sequencing technology in the world.
The innovative patterned flow cell technology used by the HiSeq 3000/HiSeq 4000 Systems and HiSeq X Systems further empowers sequencing at unprecedented throughput and scale.
Illumina SBS technology offers the following quality and performance advantages:
1. Unparalleled Accuracy and Coverage
-Highest percentage of bases above quality score Q30
-Fewest false positive and false negative base calls
-Accurate sequencing of repetitive regions and homopolymers
-Superior coverage uniformity
2. Fully Automated Paired-End Sequencing
-Improves alignment and genome assembly
-Enables accurate detection of structural variants, gene fusions and transcript isoforms
3. Simplest Workflow
-Single instrument workflows with push-button sequencing
-Integrated library prep and data analysis solutions
-Fully automated cluster generation
Illumina NGS Platform Performance
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