9th October 2023 Content supplied by: INTEGRA Biosciences AG
NGS Made Effortless: Introducing MIRO CANVAS from INTEGRA Biosciences
INTEGRA Biosciences have launched the MIRO CANVAS, a compact digital microfluidics platform for fully automated next-generation sequencing (NGS) sample preparation. The revolutionary system drastically simplifies NGS workflows for more walk-away time and higher lab productivity, accelerating genomics discoveries.
NGS has made it possible to sequence entire genomes at a fraction of the cost and time of earlier sequencing methods. However, sample and library preparation for NGS workflows still remain a challenge, as they are notoriously complex, time-consuming and error-prone when performed manually.
MIRO CANVAS was developed to meet the growing need for fully automated NGS sample preparation with verified protocols for short- and long-read sequencing applications to ensure accuracy, precision, and reliability for high-quality results. The microfluidics system uses gentle sample handling to maintain the integrity of high molecular weight DNA and minimizes reagent usage for long-read sequencing library preparation. MIRO CANVAS can also automate exome and other hybrid capture protocols, one of the most laborious protocols in NGS sample preparation.
The intuitive platform requires only 15 minutes of hands-on time per run, freeing up researchers to work on other vital tasks in the lab. It also offers fast, on-demand preparation of samples, so clinical specimens can be processed straight away upon receipt – without the need for batching – streamlining genomics workflows.
Visit the INTEGRA Biosciences website to learn more.
Date Published: 9th October 2023
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