WHAT PCR GRADIENT MACHINE IS THE BEST

Pamela Norton pamela.norton at mail.tju.edu
Tue Sep 26 13:45:30 EST 2000


In article <8qna7m$cbq$1 at news.net.uni-c.dk>, <jph at ibt.dtu.dk> wrote:

> Hi.
> 
> I am about to buy a PCR gradient machine and so far I have found a few :
> 
> eppendorf mastercycler
> MJ research DNA engine
> stratagene robocycler
> hybaid PCR express
> 
> the stratagene robocycler is my choise but the lit and the heat lid breaks
> too 
> often (reviews : www.biowire.com). 
> 
> What is your oppinion? What shall i buy?

I have been satisfied with the Eppendorf Mastercycler so far, although
the learning curve for programming was a bit steep. It's pretty fast,
quiet and compact,if these factors matter to you. I have not used the
other machines, so I can not compare them. 

Pam Norton






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