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MB Core Instrumentation

Image Analysis

Typhoon Variable Mode Imager 9410
The Typhoon Imager provides: (1) automated four-color fluorescence scanning; (2) storage phosphortechnology for 3H, 14C, 125I, 32P, 33P and 35S; and (3) direct chemiluminescent imaging of western blots (without exposure to films).

Medium- and High-Throughput Instrumentation

ABI 3130xl Genetic Analyzer
The ABI Genetic Analyzer is a 16-capillary high-performance workhorse that provides 24-hour unattended operation for low- and medium-throughput DNA sequencing, fragment analysis, mutation analysis, microsatellite analysis, AFLP, and SNP discovery and validation.

Beckman Coulter Biomek NXP Laboratory Automation Workstation
The Biomek NXP provides automated, fast and simple setup for DNA isolation, DNA sequencing reactions, PCR processes, PCR reaction cleanup and many other intelligent liquid-handling tasks.

Functional Genomics Instrumentation

Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer
The Agilent Bioanaylzer is a microfluidics-based platform for sizing, quantification and quality control of DNA, RNA and proteins on a single chip.

WaferGen Biosystems SmartChip High-Throughput PCR System
The SmartChip platform offers high-throughput, nanoliter-scaled qPCR of up to 5,184 – 100 nL reactions on a single chip.

ABI 7900HT Fast Real-Time PCR System
The ABI 7900HT is a real-time quantitative PCR system compatible with multiple platforms including: 384-well plates, 96-well plates and low density arrays.

ABI 7300 Real-Time PCR System
The ABI 7300 provides four-color detection for a variety of applications such as, gene expression analysis, SNP genotyping and real-time based genotyping in a 96-well format.

GenePix Professional 4200A
The GenePix is a four-color scanner with a 16-position emission filter wheel for microarray, tissue and cell arrays, and general fluorescence studies.

Other Instrumentation

NanoDrop Spectrophotometer
The NanoDrop spectrophotometer allows users to determine a broad range of sample concentrations quickly, expending only a small sample volume.

SpectraMAX 190 Microplate Reader
The SpectraMax spectrophotometer is ideal for DNA analysis, kinetic assays, ELISAs, and protein concentration assays.


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