Features Partner Sites Information LinkXpress
Sign In
Advertise with Us
RANDOX LABORATORIES

Events

06 Jun 2016 - 09 Jun 2016
22 Jun 2016 - 24 Jun 2016
04 Jul 2016 - 06 Jul 2016

Online Software Designed to Enhance Target Enrichment Custom Design Process for Next-Generation Sequencing

By BiotechDaily International staff writers
Posted on 04 Jul 2013
Print article
A new next-generation sequencing online software’s design algorithm provides an empirically optimized probe database that allows users to obtain and review designs in an automated setting before making the purchase decision.

Roche (Basel, Switzerland) announced the worldwide launch of the NimbleDesign tool, an online software that enables customers to easily design optimized SeqCap EZ Choice Libraries in as little as one hour.

“NimbleDesign is based on years of target enrichment design experience from our bioinformatics experts,” said Thomas Schinecker, president of Roche sequencing solutions. “Following the very positive feedback we received from pilot users in selected regions we are excited to offer this software tool globally now. It marks another step in our ongoing efforts to improve the customer convenience of our target enrichment portfolio.”

The NimbleDesign application enables customers to take full use of Roche’s novel SeqCap EZ library technology, providing more effective finding of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and better uniform coverage than many other existing technologies. Furthermore, using the easy-to-use interface, users can develop multiple designs simultaneously with very fast turnaround time. Adding to the customer convenience with the launch of SeqCap EZ reagents earlier in 2013, the NimbleDesign tool additionally streamlines the design workflow and ordering process.

The system is developed for life science research only.

Related Links:
Roche



Print article

Channels

Drug Discovery

view channel

Experimental Small-Molecule Anticancer Drug Blocks RAS-binding Domains

The experimental small-molecule anticancer drug rigosertib was shown to block tumor growth by acting as an RAS-mimetic and interacting with the RAS binding domains of RAF kinases, resulting in their inability to bind to RAS, which inhibited the RAS-RAF-MEK pathway. Oncogenic activation of RAS genes due to point mutations... Read more

Biochemistry

view channel
Image: A space-filling model of the anticonvulsant drug carbamazepine (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons).

Wastewater May Contaminate Crops with Potentially Dangerous Pharmaceuticals

Reclaimed wastewater used to irrigate crops is contaminated with pharmaceutical residues that can be detected in the urine of those who consumed such produce. Investigators at the Hebrew University... Read more

Business

view channel

Bio-Innovation Agreement to Strengthen Ties between Canada and Israel

A recently signed agreement aims at encouraging academic and entrepreneurial ties in the field of bio-innovation between a Canadian and an Israeli university. The agreement will establish a strong relationship between the University of Toronto (Canada) – in the form of the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering... Read more
Copyright © 2000-2016 Globetech Media. All rights reserved.