What is Illumina HiSeq?

The HiSeq 2500 System is a powerful sequencing system with the flexibility to perform multiple applications. High-quality data using proven Illumina SBS chemistry has made it the instrument of choice for major genome centers and research institutions throughout the world.

What HiSeq 2000?

With unmatched cost-effectiveness, HiSeq 2000 is the first commercially available sequencer to enable researchers to obtain ~30× coverage of two human genomes in a single run for under $10,000 (USD)* per sample. Unprecedented Output.

What is the difference between MiSeq and HiSeq?

HiSeq and MiSeq platforms are among the most widely used platform to study microbial com- munities. But the two platforms differ in the length and amount of reads. MiSeq can run 600 cycles to produce 200 million 300-bp reads, on the other hand, HiSeq 2500 can run 500 cycles to produce 120 million 250 bp.

How much does an Illumina HiSeq cost?

Table 1 Technical specifications of Next Generation Sequencing platforms utilised in this study

Platform Illumina MiSeq Illumina HiSeq 2000
Instrument Cost* $128 K $654 K
Sequence yield per run 1.5-2Gb 600Gb
Sequencing cost per Gb* $502 $41
Run Time 27 hours*** 11 days

What is the difference between NovaSeq and HiSeq?

NovaSeq 6000 The Illumina NovaSeq provides a massive upgrade in sequencing throughput compared to the HiSeq 4000. There are more stringent library requirements and requires a larger sample size.

What is the difference between HiSeq and NextSeq?

The price per Gb will be cheaper in HiSeq, but NextSeq gives more versatile usage for smaller projects. The main technical difference between HiSeq and NextSeq will be the number of dyes each machines use. HiSeq uses traditional color coding with four different dyes, while NextSeq uses two dyes.

Is Illumina sequencing expensive?

Illumina HiSeq2000 is least expensive and costs ~0.10/Mb therefore whole genome is estimated at ~$300 for WGS process. Expenses associated with sequence analysis/filtering/data management are typically higher than actual sequencing process. These processes are most expensive for platforms that use short read length.

How does Illumina NovaSeq work?

NovaSeq uses patterned flowcells and a reformulated NextSeq 2-colour SBS chemistry (more on that in a sec). The system uses a the now familiar cartridge system from NextSeq for reagents and a single sample is loaded and clustered on each flowcell. Two flowcells can be run independently.

How many reads in a NovaSeq?

NovaSeq performs whole-genome sequencing more efficiently and cost-effectively than ever. Its scalable output generates up to 6 Tb and 20 billion reads in dual flow cell mode with simple streamlined automated workflows.

What Illumina sequencing tells us?

Sequencing may be utilized to determine the order of nucleotides in small targeted genomic regions or entire genomes. Illumina sequencing enables a wide variety of applications, allowing researchers to ask virtually any question related to the genome, transcriptome, or epigenome of any organism.