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Ion Chef System

Thermo Fisher ScientificAvailable: Worldwide

Simple, reproducible automated sequencing  

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Average Rating 4.7

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Average Rating 4.7

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Target enrichment and chip loading

Quick reliable and easy to operate

Review Date: 24 May 2022 | Thermo Fisher Scientific

This equipment was very important in order to get good result for us.


Average Rating 4.3

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Library preparation

This equipment is easy to use and helpful for sequencing. Before Ion Chef scientists were working with Ion One Touch for library preparation.

Review Date: 17 Sept 2021 | Thermo Fisher Scientific

Much needed to eliminate some potential areas of experimental error.


Average Rating 5.0

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NGS Prep for panel approach

A key point of frustration in the past, the CHEF creates a work flow that is less subjective, more consistent and results in much better data while eliminating much of the hands-on portion of this difficults step.

Review Date: 21 May 2021 | Thermo Fisher Scientific

Automated and easy


Average Rating 5.0

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Next Generation Sequencing

Easy to use, very little hands on time, great service.

Review Date: 26 Mar 2019 | Thermo Fisher Scientific

Amazing technology, great support


Average Rating 5.0

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What a marvel of engineering this device is. It has revolutionized our lab workflow and increased our throughput remarkably. Worth every penny and my staff loves using it.

Review Date: 2 Aug 2018 | Thermo Fisher Scientific

Great automatic solution!


Average Rating 4.7

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Prepare libraries and templates for sequencing on Ion Torrent platforms

The Ion Chef instrument is very easy-to-use, quick and accurate. It comes with very high-tech robotics in a modern design that fits nicely in the lab bench. If you are looking for standardization in your lab, this instrument can be a great tool! Only improvement could be the cost of reagents, which at the moment might be a bit high, especially when it comes to library preparation. Also, while it frees our hands, it might be more difficult to adjust certain parameters. Would totally recommend it!

Review Date: 25 Mar 2018 | Thermo Fisher Scientific

It has made our work much easier


Average Rating 4.0

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Sample preparation for Ion-Torrent NGS

Ion-Chef is a sample preparation robot that greatly facilitates sample preparation. Allows to manage up to two chips, managing with libraries up to chip loader. Has its own chip centrifuge, and can do all the incubation steps. User manipulation is minimal, therefore, the variability by manipulation decreases very much. All the reagents are pre-loaded and, in this way, is completely autonomous. We detect an improvement in data quality after begin to use ion-chef.

Review Date: 2 Aug 2017 | Thermo Fisher Scientific

The Ion Torrent Ion Chef System simplifies the workflow for Ion S5, Ion PGM, and Ion Proton systems, providing an automated, walk-away workflow solution for Ion AmpliSeq library preparation and reproducible template preparation and chip loading.

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