High-throughput microarray processing and sample tracking

LIMS for Microarray Processing

Illumina offers a state-of-the-art array-based Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) that guides time-consuming and error-prone sample/data handling and tracking, ensuring reliable, high-quality data outputs, and enabling multiple projects to be managed in parallel. The system facilitates high-throughput microarray processing and sample tracking, using advanced automation and precise robotic control.

Project managers can easily enter experimental and control samples into the system using familiar sample sheet definitions. The assigned samples are queued automatically for batch processing. This batching system communicates to lab personnel that samples are ready for processing without additional intervention from a project manager.

  • 100% sample tracking to prevent sample mix-ups
  • Real-time quality metrics from image scanning
  • Rapid scale-up options to easily increase sample throughput
  • Automatic project archiving
  • File management of decoding, image, intensity, and analytical data files

The Illumina array LIMS can grow as needed, including into future products and systems. It is compatible with the iScan System, and is intended for use with Infinium whole-genome genotyping and custom genotyping arrays.

Customer Success Stories

 
Establishing and Scaling an Efficient Genotyping Facility
Establishing and Scaling an Efficient Genotyping Facility

Prenetics created a high-throughput genotyping laboratory to serve its growing customer base in Southeast Asia.

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Sudden Growth Causes a Genotyping Laboratory to Reassess its Workflows
Sudden Growth Causes a Genotyping Laboratory to Reassess its Workflows

Expanding capacity and increasing efficiencies enabled a Shanghai genotyping laboratory to maximize its profit margins.

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Scaling a Laboratory to Genotype Thousands of Samples
Scaling a Laboratory to Genotype Thousands of Samples

Resource planning, inventory management, and automated genotyping workflows enabled GPBio to achieve immediate efficiency and throughput gains.

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High-Throughput Genotyping

Large-scale genotyping with microarrays can identify variants associated with disease risk in large cohorts or populations. High-throughput genotyping data hold immense value for pharmacogenomics, consumer genomics, population studies, and clinical practice.

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High-Throughput Genotyping Microarrays

The Illumina array LIMS includes software, hardware, installation, on-site training, and continuous support from the Customer Solutions team. Package options include:

Illumina LIMS Starter Bundle

This package includes the latest server hardware, software, and support for Infinium whole-genome genotyping with an iScan System. It includes the LIMS database system with server computers and a server rack. It requires an Illumina-specific robot with a RoMa robotic arm and PoslD reagent barcode scanning.

llumina LIMS Upgrade

For existing users, this package provides upgrades to take advantage of the latest processing and throughput improvements.

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LIMS Technical Support
Array LIMS Technical Support

Visit the Illumina array LIMS support pages for additional technical information and downloads.

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Genotyping Solutions
Genotyping Solutions

Explore Illumina genotyping options for analysis of single-nucleotide polymorphisms as well as large structural changes.

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Additional LIMS Details
Additional Array LIMS Details

See how this system ensures high-quality data, efficient data acquisition, and significant savings in time and lab resources.

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