Munich, Germany and Ann Arbor, MI, USA, Jan 28 , 2009 Genomatix Software announced today that is has joined the Illumina-Connect program, linking them to the ongoing Illumina program and working with them to develop new tools and applications for Illumina-generated data.
Klaus May, Chief Business Officer for Genomatix Software in Munich, Germany commented: "As the industry's only provider of a complete NGS data analysis capability, we are extremely pleased to be part of Illumina's effort. The majority of our current customer base is generating their NGS data on Illumina machines, and as such we are very familiar with them". Peter Grant, Chief Executive Officer for Genomatix Software in Ann Arbor, Michigan, further commented "Working with Illumina generated NGS data has helped us greatly in our ongoing effort to refine and further expand our analysis capabilities in this very demanding market. Being a part of the Illumina-Connect program should help us to better focus those efforts as well as help us keep up with the rapidly expanding portfolio of Illumina NGS applications".
Besides the well established Genomatix microarray analysis pipeline which works with output from the Illumina BeadChip platform Genomatix delivers a complete solution for the analysis of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data. This combined software/hardware platform consists of two units: the Genomatix Mining Station (GMS) and the Genomatix Genome Analyzer (GGA).
The GMS is based on a proprietary genomic pattern recognition paradigm, or GenomeThesaurus, which allows for input of raw sequence reads plus optional quality files from any deep sequencing hardware, especially the Illumina Genome Analyzer. It provides ultra fast mapping of sequences of any length (starting from 8bp) with no practical limits on the number of point mutations and/or insertions and deletions that can be taken into account during the mapping process. Depending on the nature of the experiment, the GMS c
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