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MinION devices

The only portable, real-time devices for DNA and RNA sequencing

Small but mighty

< 450 g

Sequence anywhere, pocket-sized devices

From $1,000

Low-cost sequencing for every lab

Up to 30 Gb

Real-time sequencing data

Why MinION?

MinION Mk1C and Mk1B

Powerful

Get up to 30 Gb data from a single flow cell.

Portable

Sequence anywhere, including at sample source.

Real time

Immediate data streaming for rapid, actionable results.

Unrestricted read length

Generate short to ultra-long (>2 Mb) reads for ultimate experimental flexibility.

Assembling the mega genomes of mega trees

Researchers utilise nanopore technology to sequence two of the largest living organisms on the planet: the giant sequoia and coast redwood.

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Complete, closed bacterial genomes from complex samples

Researchers at Stanford University explore how profiling the human gut microbiome may deliver insights into treatment outcomes of immunocompromised individuals.

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Novel isoform identification in a neuropsychiatric disease gene

Researchers at the University of Oxford utilise long, full-length nanopore sequencing reads to unambiguously characterise transcript isoforms of the 13 kb CACNA1C gene.

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Complete characterisation of cancer driver genes using targeted sequencing

Nanopore sequencing combined with CRISPR/Cas9-based target enrichment enabled profiling of SNVs, SVs, methylation, and allelic phasing of key cancer associated genes.

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Specifications

MinION Mk1C MinION

Read length

Nanopores read the length of DNA or RNA presented to them — from short to ultra-long (longest >2 Mb)

Dimensions

  • Size: W 105 mm, H 23 mm, D 33 mm
  • Weight: 87 g

Suitable applications include

  • Whole genomes/exomes
  • Metagenomics
  • Targeted sequencing
  • Whole transcriptome (cDNA)
  • Smaller transcriptomes (direct RNA)
  • Multiplexing for smaller samples

High yields

Up to 30 Gb per MinION Flow Cell / 2 Gb per Flongle Flow Cell

Connectivity

Weighs under 100 g and plugs into a PC or laptop using a high-speed USB 3.0 cable

Low cost

  • Starter Packs from $1,000 including consumables
  • Compatible with Flongle Flow Cells for smaller tests and analyses
  • Multiplexing kits for higher sample throughput

Read length

Nanopores read the length of DNA or RNA presented to them — from short to ultra-long (longest >2 Mb)

Dimensions

  • Size: W 140 mm, H 30 mm, D114
  • Weight: 450 g

Suitable applications include

  • Whole genomes/exomes
  • Metagenomics
  • Targeted sequencing
  • Whole transcriptome (cDNA)
  • Smaller transcriptomes (direct RNA)
  • Multiplexing for smaller samples

High yields

Up to 30 Gb per MinION Flow Cell / 2 Gb per Flongle Flow Cell

All-in-one device

  • High-resolution touchscreen — simple device control and visualisation of results
  • Complete connectivity — Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and cellular network enabled
  • Integrated, powerful compute — pre-installed basecalling and analysis software

Low cost

  • Starter Packs from $4,500, including consumables
  • Compatible with Flongle Flow Cells for smaller tests and analyses
  • Multiplexing kits for higher sample throughput

Simple workflow

Prepare

Prepare

Extract nucleic acid from your sample and prepare it for sequencing

Sequence

Sequence

Sequence your library on a device that suits your needs

Analyse

Analyse

Analyse your data from as soon as you start sequencing

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