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Automation of DNA Sequencing Reactions and Related Techniques: A Workstation for Micromanipulation of Liquids

Bio/Technologyvolume 6pages12111213 (1988) | Download Citation

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We describe the construction of a laboratory workstation for the micromanipulation of liquids. The performance of the workstation is demonstrated by its use in a DNA sequencing protocol; although its operational units form the backbone of a robotic system with wide applications in molecular biology and biochemistry.

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  1. Rainer Frank: Author to whom correspondence should be sent.

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  1. European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Postfach 10.2209, D-6900, Heidelberg, F.R. Germany

    • Rainer Frank
    • , Armin Bosserhoff
    • , Christian Boulin
    • , Avi Epstein
    • , Heinrich Gausepohl
    •  & Keith Ashman

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