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Nanopore devices perform DNA/RNA sequencing directly and in real time.
The technology is scalable from miniature devices to high-throughput installations.




Automatic library preparation; get your biological sample ready for analysis, hands-free.

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MinION Mk1c


A complete, portable device for sequencing and analysis

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Preconfigured, portable replacement for your sequencing laptop.

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  • An adapter for MinION for smaller tests or experiments
  • Single-use, on-demand, cost efficient sequencing
  • Suitable for quality checks, amplicons, smaller genomes, targeted regions, or those interested in diagnostics/other tests
  • MinIT available to support IT/software needs
About FlongleStart using Flongle

Choose Flongle if you:

  • have smaller samples to analyse
  • prefer to run single samples rather than multiplexing/barcoding
  • would like to perform rapid quality checking of a sample before starting a larger experiment

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  • Pocket-sized, portable device for biological analysis
  • Up to 512 nanopore channels
  • Simple 10-min sample prep available
  • Real-time analysis for rapid, efficient workflows
  • Adaptable to direct DNA or RNA sequencing
  • MinIT available to support IT/software needs
About MinIONStart using MinION

Choose MinION if you:

  • would like access to sequencing for $1,000
  • want to sequence immediately, not wait
  • want to sequence outside a lab
  • need 10–20Gb per 48 hrs
  • want to avoid CapEx investments.

  • Five individually addressable flow cell positions
  • Generate as much as 150 Gb output from a single experiment
  • High capacity integrated compute for onboard, real-time analysis
  • Simple, preconfigured device — plug in and start running
  • Compatible with MinION and Flongle flow cells
About GridIONStart using GridION

Choose GridION Mk1 if you:

  • would like to scale up from MinION
  • want to offer nanopore sequencing as a service
  • want the choice to invest from a capital or consumable budget

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  • High-throughput, high-sample number benchtop system
  • Modular: Up to 48 flow cells, each with up to 3,000 nanopore channels (total up to 144,000)
  • Flow cells may be run individually or concurrently
  • Same workflow as MinION at larger scale
About PromethIONStart using PromethION

Choose PromethION if you:

  • would like to offer nanopore sequencing as a service
  • are interested in very large data volumes projects (Tb)
  • are seeking on-demand sequencing for large numbers of samples
  • would like to avoid CapEx investments.

In development

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  • Designed to be our smallest sequencing device so far
  • Same nanopore sensing technology as MinION and PromethION
  • Designed for use with a smartphone in any location
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Plongle sequencing device
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  • High-throughput, real-time, long-read sequencing for smaller tests or experiments
  • Cost-efficient, 96-well plate format
  • Compatible with high-throughput automation
Learn more about Plongle

Choose nanopore sequencing if you would like:

  • ultra-long reads
  • real-time data, unlocking real-time data analysis
  • direct analysis of your molecule of interest, not a surrogate marker
  • rapid, straightforward library prep (as little as 5 mins)
  • flexible workflows including multiplexing and automation
  • scalable solutions, priced for any funding scenario and not confined to the lab.
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