5AM Solutions Announces Release of the Ion AmpliSeq™ Designer v1.2

Latest version offers improved assay designs and new functionality

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We are committed to innovative technology to streamline research for our customers, and the 5AM team is deeply committed in this endeavor to ensure the success of our product.

Reston, VA (PRWEB) June 19, 2012

5AM Solutions is excited to announce the v1.2 release of the Ion AmpliSeq™ Designer assay design tool. The tool, co-developed by 5AM and Life Technologies Corporation, allows Ion Torrent users to design custom, ultrahigh-multiplex primer pools for use in targeted resequencing projects. The new release features enhanced usability, improved target coverage, and integrated viewing of designs in the UCSC Genome Browser.

From the initial launch of the Ion AmpliSeq™ Designer in November 2011, 5AM has worked closely with Life Technologies to develop the AmpliSeq™ Designer software, enabling scientists in targeted exploration of the human genome. “The improvements we've made on the Ion AmpliSeq™ Designer 1.2 will make it even easier for our customers to create custom panels for resequencing,” said Anup Parikh, Senior Product Manager for Ion Torrent, part of Life Technologies. “We are committed to innovative technology to streamline research for our customers, and the 5AM team is deeply committed in this endeavor to ensure the success of our product.”

For more information, please visit the ampliseq site. You may also view an informative video on Ion AmpliSeq™ Custom Panels and the Ion AmpliSeq™ Designer
by visiting http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSgggDdAcjE&hd=1.

About 5AM

5AM develops software, websites, mobile apps, and analytic/collaborative tools to meet the unique data, research, and workflow needs in the life sciences and healthcare fields. Drawing on years of experience solving problems for clients in areas such as healthcare IT, research, clinical trials, and biospecimens, the company excels at creating simple solutions for even the most complex problems — and even the most challenging budgetary and regulatory constraints. Since 2003, 5AM’s work has helped commercial, government, academic and nonprofit clients make breakthroughs in everything from standardization to visualizing, managing, and mining data. In addition to software development, scientific analytics, and consulting, 5AM offers configurable software assets such as its virtual biobanking solution, Biolocator.

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