Illumina no longer accepts orders for the NextSeq 500 Sequencing System. Reagent kits and full support for the instrument will continue to be available. The NextSeq 550 System is an alternative solution that provides the increased flexibility of microarray scanning in addition to sequencing.

NextSeq Series


16.25–120 Gb

output range

130–400 million

reads per run

2 x 150 bp

max read length
NextSeq Series for RNA Sequencing in Virology
NextSeq Series for RNA Sequencing in Virology

Learn how this lab is leveraging the power of Illumina next-generation sequencing for their cutting-edge work in virology.

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Searching for Cancer Driver Gene Expression Clues in Cell-Free DNA

Whole-genome sequencing with the MiSeq and NextSeq Systems enables researchers to examine nucleosome patterns and infer the gene expression status of cancer drive genes.

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UK Laboratory Uses SNP Array to Expedite and Enhance Cytogenetics Analysis

Ease of use and high-quality data supported a smooth transition from CGH microarrays to the Infinium CytoSNP-850K BeadChip.

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NextSeq 500/550 v2 Kits
NextSeq 500/550 v2 Kits

These sequencing reagent kits offer a simplified workflow and improved data quality compared to the prior v1 kit version.

TruSight Tumor 170
TruSight Tumor 170

Comprehensive next-generation sequencing (NGS) assay that targets DNA and RNA variants from the same FFPE sample.

TruSeq Stranded mRNA Library Prep Kit
TruSeq Stranded mRNA Library Prep Kit

Prepare sequencing libraries from mRNA to get a clear view of the coding transcriptome with strand-specific information.