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HELP Advice needed Buying a thermal cycler

Virologie uni-hamburg.de at rrz.uni-hamburg.de
Fri Oct 18 08:10:08 EST 1996

In our lab we are using the Eppendorf Mastercycler since about 3 years. We=
 are happy with it, two independant blocks are nice for research work.
We use it routinely for PCR methods like RT-PCR, fingerprinting and=
 amplification of cDNA libraries.
Advantages: two blocks, rather fast, works with 0.5 ml tubes.
Disadvantages: heatable lid works only nice with more than 30 micro litres.

Peter Scheinert
Bernhard-Nocht-Institute for Tropical Medicine
Virology Dep., Hamburg, Germany

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