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Find interactive tools designed to help you choose the right products for your needs, and plan your experiments

Product Selection and Experiment Planning Tools

Sequencing Platform Comparison Tool

Sequencing Platform Comparison Tool

From fast and flexible to ultra-high-throughput production power, find the NGS system that's right for you.

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Library Prep and Array Kit Selector

Library Prep & Array Kit Selector

Determine the best sequencing library preparation kit or microarray for your needs based on your project type, starting material, and method of interest.

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Sequencing Method Explorer

Sequencing Method Explorer

Use this tool to explore experimental sequencing library preparation methods compiled from the scientific literature, and find compatible kits.

Explore Methods

Gene Panel and Array Finder

Gene Panel and Array Finder

Identify sequencing panels or microarrays that target your genes of interest. Search panels by genes, or find arrays by genomic location, variant ID, or species.

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Methods Guide

Access the information you need—from BeadChips to library preparation for genome, transcriptome, or epigenome studies to sequencer selection, analysis, and support—all in one place. Select the best tools for your lab with our comprehensive guide designed specifically for research applications.

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Methods Guide


Additional Tools

Custom Protocol Selector: Generate custom protocols tailored to your specific workflow.

Sequencing Coverage Calculator: Calculate the reagents and runs needed to achieve your desired coverage.

MyIllumina Customer Dashboard: Keep up with instrument runs, product orders, support inquiries, and more—all through your personalized dashboard.

RNA Matchmaker Tool: Test Ribo-Zero rRNA removal kit compatibility in silico with your species of interest.

Workflow Training Selector: Arrange hands-on training in your lab, for your area of focus, kit, and system.

DesignStudio Assay Design Tool: Design and order custom targeted sequencing and genotyping array assays.



Product Comparison Tables and Guides

Sequencing System Comparison Table: Compare Illumina benchtop and production-scale sequencing instrument specifications.

rRNA Removal Kit Comparison Table: Find the right ribosomal RNA (rRNA) or globin mRNA removal kit.

rRNA Removal Kit Species Compatibility Tables: Evaluate species compatibility for Ribo-Zero rRNA removal kits.

Targeted Gene Sequencing Strategies: Compare the benefits of custom targeted sequencing using enrichment vs. amplicon methods.