HiSeq X


Alt Name
Production-Scale Human WGS with the HiSeq X Five System

The HiSeq X Five System enables ultra-high-throughput WGS at a cost and scale appropriate for large genome centers, and offers a scalable path to $1000 human genome capacity. With a lower initial capital investment, the HiSeq X Five System consists of 5 individual HiSeq X instruments, which together can sequence over 9000 genomes per year.

1.6–1.8 Tb

output range

5.3–6 billion

reads per run

2 × 150 bp

max read length
Our Lives in Data Exhibit at the London Science Museum
Our Lives in Data Exhibit at the London Science Museum

The Illumina HiSeq X instrument will be on display as an example of how sequencing technology is playing a crucial part in helping amass the data in the 100,000 Genomes Project that will allow scientists to do pioneering research.

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Exploring the Forgotten Genome of Cancer Research

A Garvan Institute sarcoma study identifies rare cancer-associated variants in the germline with the HiSeq 2500 System.

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Unmasking Autoimmune Diseases Using Genomics

Led by Carola Vinuesa, MD, PhD, researchers at Australian National University are performing human whole-genome sequencing and whole-exome sequencing on HiSeq X Ten and HiSeq 2500 Systems to identify variants associated with lupus and other autoimmune disease.

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cBot 2 System
cBot 2 System

The cBot 2 System streamlines the sequencing workflow by automating cluster generation. It is a required accessory instrument for HiSeq sequencers.

HiSeq X Reagent Kits
HiSeq X Reagent Kits

Kits include SBS reagents, clustering reagents, and patterned flow cells for increased cluster density and simplified image analysis, compared to non-patterned flow cells.

TruSeq DNA PCR-Free Library Preparation Kit
TruSeq DNA PCR-Free Library Preparation Kit

Simple, all-inclusive whole-genome sequencing (WGS) library preparation that provides accurate and comprehensive coverage of complex genomes.