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For IRRI scientist only: Fragment Analyzer Automated System

From January 2014, at GSL we have the Fragment Analyzer Automated System. This is a fluorescence-based capillary electrophoresis instrument. The system was designed especially for separating nucleic acids the highest resolution ad fastest run times of any capillary electrophoresis system.

This sistem can resolve 5-10 bp difference of PCR products. Two qualitatives kits are being offered as a service: they can resolve band sizes within the ranges of 35- 500 pb and 35-1500 bp respectively.

Users can submit plates of PCR products which are ready to run using standard primers (no fluorescently labeled primers are needed) because this system uses a sensitive intercalating dye.