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Old 06-27-2012, 09:15 AM   #1
LAH
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Default Covaris M220

Has anyone purchased and used a Covaris M220 yet? I am wondering specifically for use in shearing for 454 FLX Plus Rapid Library preps. I have a several projects coming up with large numbers of RL+ libraries and am starting to look for an alternative to nebulization.

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Old 06-27-2012, 04:05 PM   #2
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Hi LAH,

The Covaris M220 is a new personal DNA fragmentation system launched at the AGBT this year.
I think it will be a great idea for you to evaluate the M220 in your lab with your DNA samples. Covaris at the moment has a 14 day no questions asked evaluation without the need to submit a PO or leave a credit card. You can find out more at http://covarisinc.com/products/afa-u...tion/m-series/
The installation and setup for use is very simple and easy. It takes less than 10 minutes to install, and the instrument is ready to use within 5 minute of the installation.
The optimized settings for shearing sizes of 150bp to 5kb can be found at http://covarisinc.com/wp-content/uploads/pn_010166.pdf


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Hamid
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Covaris Inc

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