Simplified assay design

Web-based tool makes it easy to create and optimize custom sequencing or microarray projects

DesignStudio Custom Assay Design Tool

DesignStudio Sequencing Assay Designer provides dynamic feedback to optimize target region sequencing coverage, reducing the time required to design custom projects. Users can personalize and optimize content to fit the needs of their study.

This web-based software tool is currently available for the following targeted sequencing products:

Note that access to DesignStudio Software requires a login; you can create one if you don't already have one (click on the "Start Your Sequencing Design" link below, and then select "Don't have an account?").

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Sequencing Assay Designer

DesignStudio Microarray Assay Designer provides a simple and powerful method for evaluating loci and creating the most successful custom genotyping assays. Metrics returned by DesignStudio Software provide success prediction information, validation status, and minor allele frequencies from published studies. Users can interrogate virtually any markers for any species.

This web-based software tool is currently available for the following microarray products:

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Microarray Assay Designer
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Additional Resources

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TruSeq Custom Amplicon

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Targeted RNA Sequencing

Enables researchers to sequence specific transcripts of interest, and provides both quantitative and qualitative information.

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Custom Genotyping

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Sequencing Training
Sequencing Training

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TruSeq Targeted RNA Expression Experiment Design
TruSeq Targeted RNA Expression Experiment Design

Using DesignStudio, you can simply upload a list of targets identified by RNA-Seq or expression array experiments.

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FAQs: Designing TruSeq Custom Amplicon Assays
FAQs: Designing TruSeq Custom Amplicon Assays

This FAQ describes how to improve target designability with DesignStudio software for optimized sequencing results.

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