NextSeq 550 System resources to further your research

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NextSeq Series Resources

Clonal evolution and resistance to EGFR blockade in the blood of colorectal cancer patients.

Nat Med   2015

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Pancreatic ß cell enhancers regulate rhythmic transcription of genes controlling insulin secretion.

Science 350 aac4250 2015

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An oncogenic MYB feedback loop drives alternate cell fates in adenoid cystic carcinoma.

Nat Genet 48 265-72 2016

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NextSeq 550 Manuals and Documents

Find the system guide, site prep guide, technical notes, and other supporting documentation.

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Instrument Buying Options

Don’t let your budget hold you back. Explore different buying options to find which best fits your needs.

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Sequencing Online Training

Online Illumina sequencing courses are free, interactive, and available any time.

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Personalized Training Workflow Selection Tool

This tool will help you determine the best hands-on sequencing training for your needs based on your area of interest, application, library preparation kit, and platform.

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Quality Scores

Additional information about sequencing quality scores, how they are calculated, and the relationship between quality score and base call accuracy.

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Sequencing Coverage

Sequencing coverage describes the average number of NGS reads that align to known reference bases. Coverage requirements vary by application.

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Sequencing Troubleshooting Tips

These short videos provide expert tips for common sequencing issues such as overclustering and inconsistent quantitation.

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Custom Protocol Selector

The Custom Protocol Selector enables you to generate your own customized documentation, specifically tailored to your experiment.

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Deeper Insights on RNA Sequencing
Deeper Insights on RNA Sequencing

RNA sequencing on the NextSeq Series provides deeper insights for this lab’s cutting-edge work in virology, moving beyond just gene expression.

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A Tale of Two RNA Library Prep Kits

A critical comparison between two popular TruSeq RNA Library Prep Kits reveals new information of interest to researchers conducting RNA sequencing studies.

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Looking Beyond Single-Drug Approaches to Precision Oncology Research

Researchers rely on transcriptomics to uncover multiple drug-susceptible tumorigenic pathways.

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Higher Data Quality and Expanded Applications
Higher Data Quality and Expanded Applications

NGS advancements help you harness the power of a seamless workflow solution for your lab.

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Transition to an RNA-Seq Workflow Solution
Transition to an RNA-Seq Workflow Solution

See how easy it is to transition to next-generation RNA sequencing with a step-by-step guide, from library prep to data analysis.

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Somatic Variant Discovery in Cancer Genomics
Somatic Variant Discovery in Cancer Genomics

Learn how researchers are using the NextSeq Series to continue to discover the biology of cancer and translate discoveries.

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RNA Sequencing on the NextSeq Series
RNA Sequencing on the NextSeq Series

Demonstration of how the NextSeq Series makes the advantages of RNA-Seq more accessible than ever before.

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