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Ion 520™ Chip Kit-4 Reactions This product, and/or its packaging, incorporates one or more environmental/green features. Click on this icon to learn more.

Catalog number:  A27761

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Ion Torrent™ Next-Generation Sequencing

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The Ion 520™ Chip Kit-4 Reactions contains 4 barcoded chips for sample tracking and sequencing of 400-600 bp fragments, for use with the Ion 520™ & Ion 530™ ExT Kit-Chef and the Ion S5™ and Ion S5™ XL Sequencing Systems. The Ion 520 Chip electronically detects polymerase-driven base incorporation without the use of fluorescence. By eliminating the use of an optical detection system, this advance in next-generation sequencing technology allows for rapid sequencing times of as little as 4.5 hours for 600 bp sequencing.

The Ion 520 Chip Kit-4 Reactions offers:
• Sample tracking functionality from an integrated barcode
• A rapid sequencing run time of as little as 4.5 hours, generating 3–4 million reads
• Read lengths of 400-600 bp to support a variety of research applications, including microbial sequencing and metagenomics
• Automated handling and loading of templated products for sequencing
• Compatibility with current library preparation methods

This kit is only compatible with the Ion S5 and Ion S5 XL Systems.
Use this kit with the Ion 520 & Ion 530 ExT Kit-Chef and Torrent Suite™ Software 5.2.1 or higher.


For Use With (Equipment): Ion GeneStudio S5 System, Ion S5™ XL System
Number of Reads per Chip: 3-5M
Product Line: Ion Torrent™
Product Size: 4 chips
Green Features: Sustainable disposal
Shipping Condition: Approved for shipment at Room Temperature or on Wet Ice


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