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Ready-to-use Primer Pools to Fast-Track and Simplify Oncology and Disease Research

Ion AmpliSeq™ Panels are ready-to-use ultra-high multiplexed PCR primer pools designed for target selection of thousands of amplicons using as little as 10 ng of input DNA. Cancer researchers can choose between the Ion AmpliSeq™ Cancer Panel and the Ion AmpliSeq™ Comprehensive Cancer Panel to target oncogenes for semiconductor sequencing. And, for broad-coverage disease research queries, the Ion AmpliSeq™ Inherited Disease Panel allows target selection of genomic regions implicated in 100 different disease states.

The breakthrough low-input DNA requirement of the Ion AmpliSeq™ panels enables the practical interrogation of research samples containing as little as 10 ng of input DNA, including formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) and fine needle biopsy (FNB) samples.

Simplify and improve your research with ready-to-use Ion AmpliSeq™ Panels:

Accelerated workflow—optimized primer pools eliminate the primer design step and allow you to move directly to sequencing

Easy library construction—each panel consist of only one to four tubes, which minimizes experimental errors and complexity

Fastest sequencing—go from genomic DNA to variants in 9.5 hours with only 90 minutes of sequencing run time

Unprecedented scale—Scale up with increasing number of primer pairs per pool (up to ~3,000 primers in a single tube), three different capacity Ion chips, and 32 possible molecular barcodes

Select from the following Ready-to-Use Panels:

  Ion AmpliSeq™ Cancer Panel Ion AmpliSeq™ Comprehensive Cancer Panel* Ion AmpliSeq™ Inherited Disease Panel*
Target regionsTargets "hotspot' regions of 46 oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes with emphasis on whole exon coverage of KRAS, BRAF, and EGRF genesTargets all exons within ~400 oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes and is ideal for novel variant discoveryTargets all exons for ~300 genes related to ~100 genetic disorders.
Gene coverageHotspots in 46 genesAll exons in ~400 genesAll exons ~300 genes
Mutation coverage739 COSMIC mutations in 604 locixxxxxx
Amplicon length75–125bp175–225bp175–225bp
Primer pool size190 primer pairs in 1 tube~12,500 primer pairs in 4 tubes~6,000 primer pairs in 2 tubes
Specification (sensitivity for known mutations)Down to 5% allelic frequency for known mutations at >500x sequencing coverageDown to 10% allelic frequency for known mutations at >100x sequencing coverage50% allelic frequency for known mutations at >20x sequencing coverage
Target coverage when mapped to hG1998% mapped bases on target95% mapped bases on target95% mapped bases on target
Target uniformity>98% of amplicons will be within 0.2x of the mean depth of coverage95% of amplicons will be within 0.2x of the mean depth of coverage95% of amplicons will be within 0.2x of the mean depth of coverage
Ion chip for one DNA sampleIon 314™ ChipIon 318™ ChipIon 316™ Chip
Barcode CompatibleYes
Read length1x100, 1x200, and paired-end 100x100


*Commercially available in Q2 2012. The content provided herein may relate to products that have not been officially released and is subject to change without notice.

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