GEN January 2019: Overcoming the Extraction Challenges of FFPE Tissues

Overcoming the Extraction Challenges of FFPE Tissues
Published in GEN January 2019

SonoLab 8.4 is Now Released

SonoLab 8.4 is Now Released!

SonoLab Release Notes (Version 8.4)*

Available for the LE220-Plus and LE220R-Plus.

*For installation of SonoLab 8.4, please contact

Sequencing Builds Data Bridges to the Clinic

Searching for Innovative, Cost-Effective Product Options

October 15, 2018 (Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, Vol. 38, No. 18)

Author: Lynne Lederman, Ph.D.

In the past five years, Covaris has moved with NGS into the clinical arena, where the library preparation workflow has been complicated and time-consuming. “We have been working really hard in simplifying the workflow for NGS, using AFA technology to replace some of the pipetting and passive diffusion elution steps of the NGS workflow,” says Hamid Khoja, Ph.D., principal scientist, Covaris. “We are also working on reducing the hybridization time for the enrichment procedure. Typically, that requires 16 to 24 hours. In some of our initial data we have been able to reduce that to less than an hour.

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