Targeted sequencing has never been simpler

Ion Chef System—save even more hands-on time

Automated Ion AmpliSeq library construction, template preparation, and chip loading, now all in one instrument

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Intro to Sequencing

Read more about the basics of semiconductor sequencing

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Informatics Solutions

Learn about data analysis research solutions for fast biological results

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Semiconductor sequencing workflow overview

Thermo Fisher Scientific offers simple, fast, and affordable solutions for targeted sequencing. The Ion S5 and Ion S5 XL workflow makes it easy—from automated Ion AmpliSeq library construction and template preparation on the Ion Chef System to sequencing runs that take hours (not days), as well as simplified data analysis. Ion Torrent semiconductor sequencing offers streamlined and affordable end-to-end solutions, so you can accelerate and advance your research.

select targets

Select from our pre-designed gene panels or design your own with Ion AmpliSeq Designer.

construct library

Minimize hands-on time with automated Ion AmpliSeq library construction on the Ion Chef System.

Hands-on time:
15 minutes

prepare template

Conveniently go from automated library preparation to automated template preparation and chip loading, all on the versatile Ion Chef instrument.

Hands-on time:
15 minutes


The Ion S5 and Ion S5 XL systems offer the simplest DNA-to-data workflow for targeted sequencing with industry-leading speed and affordability.

Hands-on time: <15 minutes

Automate data analysis with Torrent Suite Software and find the biological meaning of your data with Ion Reporter Software.

One tube for SNPs, indels, and CNVs - Ion AmpliSeq targeted sequencing panels