ICBR Enhances DNA Sequencing Capabilities with the Illumina NovaSeq X Plus

ICBR Enhances DNA Sequencing Capabilities with the Illumina NovaSeq X Plus

The ICBR Next Generation DNA Sequencing Core is thrilled to announce the introduction of the Illumina NovaSeq X Plus DNA sequencing platform! This revolutionary system brings a multitude of advantages, including enhanced throughput, reduced run times, and uncompromised sequencing data quality, surpassing the capabilities of its predecessor, the NovaSeq6000.

Perhaps one of the most remarkable features of the NovaSeq X Plus is its substantial reduction in material and reagent costs. This breakthrough translates into a remarkable reduction of up to 40% in our current Illumina sequencing fees!

Illumina NovaSeq X Plus at UF ICBR

The NovaSeq X Plus Sequencing System is engineered to deliver exceptional throughput and precision, enabling data-intensive applications at an unprecedented production scale.

Key features of the NovaSeq X Plus include:

High Throughput: The utilization of ultra-high-density flow cells enables the generation of up to 8Tb and a staggering 26 billion single reads per flow cell.

Flexibility: The NovaSeq X Plus offers three flow cell types, catering to a broad range of sequencing applications, with outputs ranging from 1.6 to 26 billion reads.

Improved Chemistry: The system incorporates state-of-the-art chemistry, providing an unparalleled level of data accuracy, performance, and increased reagent stability.

High-Speed Optics: Enhanced by a custom high-speed camera, the NovaSeq X Plus boasts a faster scan speed, resulting in reduced imaging time while maintaining exceptional quality.

Blue-Green Lasers: The integration of higher-powered, shorter wavelength lasers significantly amplifies signal and cluster resolution, enhancing overall sequencing performance.

Cost-Effective: The NovaSeq X Plus system brings about a significant reduction in reagent costs, facilitating substantial cost-savings for researchers.

Whether you are interested in exploring the capabilities of the NovaSeq X Plus or have any inquiries related to DNA sequencing, we encourage you to reach out to our team of experts. Please feel free to contact Dr. Diansy Zincke, NGS Scientific Director, or Dr. Steven Madore, ICBR Associate Director for Science. They are more than willing to provide you with any assistance or information you may require.

The acquisition of the Illumina NovaSeq X Plus by the ICBR Next Generation DNA Sequencing Core marks a momentous advancement in DNA sequencing capabilities. With its unparalleled throughput, remarkable cost-efficiency, and superior data quality, this state-of-the-art platform is set to revolutionize the landscape of genomic research and empower scientists to undertake even more ambitious projects.


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