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Old 04-23-2012, 07:59 AM   #1
Location: Vilnius

Join Date: Apr 2012
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Default Ion Torrent PGM vs Illumina MiSeq

Hello all users,
recently i've received a grant and plan to purchase small scale NGS platform for targeted sequencing of human genome (germline mutations in hereditary cancer genes, in particular).
Now hesitating between the Ion Torrent PGM and Illumina MiSeq.
Since i imagine the price would be similar for both instruments (with additional accessories) what would be your suggestions regarding the advantages/disadvantages of these platforms?
The critical factors for me would be the quality of reads, ease of preparation and analysis.

Thank you in advance,

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