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What plates are used on 3700s?

Damian Kelley dkelly at genome.wi.mit.edu
Mon May 15 13:07:11 EST 2000

At the Whitehead/MIT we use Corning 384's which sit in custom molded acrylic
blocks on the deck.

Ruthellen Miller wrote:

> Hi!
> We are just setting up our 3700, and have beenm sequencing abaout 25
> plates a week.  We use an MJ Tetrad for our sequencing reactions, with MY
> 96 well plates.  However, ABI suggests the use of their own 96 well
> plates, which do not fit in the MJ machine.  (And we have gotten sporatic
> "galial" error when we have tried MJ plates which crashed particular runs
> when we tried to use them.
> I was wondering what other are using in terms of plates:  96 or 384?  Made
> by who?
> REcently we have been successful using 12.5% pyrrolidone in water for our
> injections.  Our injections are less top heavy because fewer small
> fragment are loaded onto the capillary.
> Thanks!
> Ruthellen Miller
> USDA - Albany
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