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PromethION high-throughput nanopore sequencing device

Flexible, large-scale, direct DNA and RNA sequencing

Terabases of data

1 - 48 flow cells

Flexible, on-demand sequencing

High-performance compute

Analyse data in real time with 4 NVIDIA A-Series GPUs

Up to 13.3 Tb data*

* (Theoretical max output when system is run for 72 hours at 400 bases / second. Outputs may vary according to library type, run conditions, etc.)

Why PromethION?

PromethION high-throughput nanopore sequencing device

On-demand sequencing

Run up to 48 independently addressable, high-capacity PromethION Flow Cells.

Ultra-high throughput

Generate terabases of data — streamed in real time for immediate analysis.

Powerful compute

Alleviate data analysis bottlenecks.

Population-scale sequencing

Generate human genomes from as little as $720/genome for all consumables and instrumentation. Excludes third party reagents

No capital cost

Pay just for consumables.

PromethION 2 Solo & 2 IntegratedPromethION 24 & 48

Which PromethION device is right for me?

Not sure which PromethION device you need? See below for the number of flow cells you can run on a PromethION 2 device, a PromethION 24 or a PromethION 48 each year. Read more about our P24 and P48 devices

Which PromethION device is right for me?

Flow cell specifications

100-200 Gb native gDNA reads (read N50 ~25 kb)

>100 million cDNA reads for isoform-level analysis

Multiplexed sequencing of up to 96 samples with PCR or PCR-free barcoding

50-100 Gb ultra-long native DNA reads (>50 kb read N50)

>200 Gb on metagenomic samples (read N50 ~ 10 kb)

Plus: direct methylation detection, chromatin confirmation capture with Pore-C, direct RNA sequencing, read lengths from short (20 bases) to ultra long (>4 million bases)

Nanopore Service Certification

Service provider certification is available for PromethION

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