Seeking info on Amersham SEQ4X4 Sequencing unit
john_q_barlow at hotmail.com
Fri Feb 19 22:10:05 EST 1999
In article <drdad-1602991800180001 at ktc4-046.ktc.com>, drdad at ktc.com says...
>I have decided to try to eliminate the use of radioactivity for sequencing
>in my lab. We now are doing manual sequencing with Sequenase 2.0 and
>using long acrylamide gels which we pour and run ourselves.
>I am considering the purchase of the new Amersham SEQ4X4 personal DNA
>sequencer. Does anyone have any experience with this unit. It appears I
>can save some bench time with this unit. However, there are always
>pitfalls and I hope to discover these before paying $25,000 for this
>system. We average about 3 set of sequencing reactions per week.
>Is this unit one of the types which only works well when it is used
>continuously? We might go several weeks without needing any sequencing,
>then get into a period of 4 weeks where that is all my technician will do.
>Thanks for any help!
>Dr. Felix D. Guerrero
>drdad at ktc.com
This sequencer is based on the Visible Genetics Clipper.
I am colecting opinions on this product and I would like to inform you that so
far all letters I received were very critical.
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