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Old 11-02-2017, 05:16 PM   #1
hewenjuan
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Default Best magnet plate for beads separation

Hello all,

I am recently doing sequencing library prep in a 96-well plate. I found that especially with small volume, magnet beads separation can take very long. In addition, when I try to remove all the residual solution, I often get beads carryover. I wonder whether getting a better and stronger magnet plate will help. Any suggestions?
The magnet plate I am using:
https://www.thermofisher.com/order/c...roduct/AM10027

Thanks!
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Old 11-03-2017, 01:59 AM   #2
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Hello,
Did you try the Agencourt SPRIPlate 96 (ref. A29164 in the beckman Coulter catalog)?
We use it in our lab and we are rather satisfied with it.
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Old 11-03-2017, 09:24 AM   #3
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https://www.alpaqua.com/Products/Mag...tes/Magnum-FLX

by far the best plate mag I've tried. it's expensive but if you are doing lots of cleanups and want speed and small volumes it's probably worth it.
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