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Gradient block thermocycler

marco muzi falconi muzi at jhuigf.med.jhu.edu
Fri Nov 10 14:11:23 EST 1995

I agree 100%. The stratagene robocycler works really well. it's fast and
with the gradient you get results that you would never get otherwise.
Especially if you're doing degenerate PCR it's really great. We bought
three 18 months ago and we're all very happy.

In article <DHqq09.2zt at news.nsw.CSIRO.AU>,
D.Adelson at prospect.anprod.csiro.au (Dave Adelson) wrote:

> In message <BELZEN.15.815662365 at hema.fgg.eur.nl> -
BELZEN at hema.fgg.eur.nl (N. v
> an Belzen @ HEMA) writes:
> > Hi netters,
> >
> > I consider buying a thermocycler with a gradient block. Any positive
> > or negative experiences out there? The only cycler I know of with this
> > option is the Stratagene Robocycler; are there other brands available?
> >
> > Nico van Belzen (belzen at hema.fgg.eur.nl)
> Dear Nico,
> We recently bought a gradient Robocycler and have had nothing but great 
> results out of it.  I wouldn't trade it or give it back for anything.  We 
> have optimised primers in one run, cloned the products, worked out AFLP 
> genotyping procedures and have people using it to optimise differential 
> display.  Note that I have no affiliation with Stratagene, in fact I think 
> they charge WAY too much for their products, but in this case, you get what 
> you pay for.
> Cheers,
> Dave
> ******************************************************
> *Dave Adelson      CSIRO Divison of Animal Production*
> *"What, me worry?"    Sydney Lab, Sydney, AUSTRALIA  *
> ******************************************************
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