Complementary technologies for seamless workflows

Cover a wide range of sequencing spectrum and research applications with the Applied Biosystems SeqStudio Genetic Analyzer for Sanger sequencing and the Ion GeneStudio S5 Series for next-generation sequencing.

No matter which sequencing instrument you choose, we offer optimized reagents and consumables, intuitive analysis software, and world-class technical support.

Sequencing platforms

SeqStudio System for Sanger sequencing

Applied Biosystems 3500 System for Sanger sequencing

Ion GeneStudio S5 Series and Ion Chef System for NGS

Ion Torrent Genexus System for NGS

Description Easy-to-use platform, combined with trusted Sanger sequencing results The gold-standard sequencing platform for fast, flexible analysis Scalable, targeted-NGS workhorse with wide application breadth and throughput capability to support small and large projects First turnkey NGS solution that automates the specimen-to-report workflow and delivers results in a single day with just two user touch points†​
Benefits
  • Flexible—combine Sanger sequencing and fragment analysis on the same plate
  • Easy to use—all-in-one cartridge takes setup from hours to minutes
  • Fast—runs in as little as 30 minutes
  • Connected—access your data anytime, anywhere*
  • Accuracy—the ultimate sequencing verification tool
  • Speed and flexibility—run from 1 to 96 samples typically in <5 hours
  • Read length— highest read length capability, up to 1,000 bp
  • Broad range of targeted next-generation sequencing (NGS) applications
  • Scalable throughput range of 2M to 130M reads per run with five Ion S5 chips
  • Nucleic acid-to-data automation in as little as 24 hours with less than 45 min of hands-on time
  • Specimen-to-report NGS automation with two user touch points and 10 minutes of hands-on time
  • Single day turnaround from biological specimen to report
  • Ability to analyze individual samples cost-effectively
Sequencing applications
  • Confirmation of NGS results
  • Plasmid sequencing
  • CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing analysis
  • Human cell line authentication
  • Applied Biosystems SNaPshot genotyping
  • Multiplex ligation–dependent analysis of human copy number variation
  • Confirmation of NGS results
  • Targeted amplicon resequencing
  • Bacterial, fungal, and viral identification
  • Fragment analysis
  • Microsatellite/STR analysis
  • Cancer research
  • Microbial research
  • Complex disease genomics
  • Reproductive health
  • Human identification
  • Agrigenomics
  • Cancer research
  • Microbial research (coming soon)
  • Complex disease genomics (coming soon)
  • Reproductive health (coming soon)
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* With internet connection and Connect cloud-based platform account
† Specimen-to-report workflow will be available after the Ion Torrent Genexus Purification System and integrated reporting capabilities are added in 2020.

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