How many bases can be read with ALF-DNA-sequencers, who was good results with other automatic DNA-sequencers?

Jose M. Bautista jbautist at hgmp.mrc.ac.uk
Thu Apr 18 13:17:42 EST 1996


On 18 Apr 1996, Ruud Ross wrote:

> Dear Netters,
> 
> I'm just curious. How many bases can be read with ALF-sequencers, from
> Pharmacia. Who has good results 
> and what kind of conditions do you use? Are ALF-sequencers better then other,
> like ABI-sequencers?
> Thanks in advance.
> 
> Ruud Ross
> r.ross at organon.akzonobel.nl
> 
> 


We have been sequencing about 50 kbp/year in my lab, most of them with 
the ALF, and now we have changed to Perkin. The worst are the ALF-sequencers 
from Pharmacia for a lot of different reasons. 
Go for a Perkin-Elmer. No comparison at all.

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