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Recent Acquisition Strengthens Illumina’s Clinical Readiness

Recent Acquisition Strengthens Illumina’s Clinical Readiness

Illumina Acquires Myraqa, a Leading IVD and Companion Diagnostic Consulting Firm Acquisition Strengthens Illumina’s Clinical Readiness SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul. 16, 2014– Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) today announced that it has acquired Myraqa, a regulatory and quality consulting firm specializing in IVDs, ...

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WuXi PharmaTech Purchases an Illumina HiSeq X Ten Sequencing System

WuXi PharmaTech Purchases an Illumina HiSeq X Ten Sequencing System

SAN DIEGO & SHANGHAI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 10, 2014–Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) and WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE:WX), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device R&D outsourcing company with operations in China and the United States, today announced that the WuXi Genome Center ...

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Illumina Launches Two New Sequencing Platforms

Illumina Launches Two New Sequencing Platforms

Illumina Launches the NextSeq™ 500 Sequencing System Transformative Addition to Industry-Leading Portfolio Brings Whole Genome Sequencing to the Desktop SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 14, 2014– Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) today announced the immediate availability of a transformative addition to its industry-leading next-generation ...

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Sequencing error correction without a reference genome

Sequencing error correction without a reference genome

Next (second) generation sequencing is an increasingly important tool for many areas of molecular biology, however, care must be taken when interpreting its output. Even a low error rate can cause a large number of errors due to the high ...

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Is trimming beneficial in RNA-Seq??

Is trimming beneficial in RNA-Seq??

by  Matthew MacManes I was pointed to a new paper in PLOS ONE: An Extensive Evaluation of Read Trimming Effects on Illumina NGS Data Analysis. Their central thesis seems to be this: “….trimming is beneficial in RNA-Seq, SNP identification and genome ...

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