With the new fully automated lab robot
RoboSeq 2500 DT Disposable Tips, MWG-Biotech announces the official
commercialization of the latest member of its successful series of
Automated Biosystems. The new system was officially launched on
Biotechnica in Hanover at the beginning of October.
The RoboSeq 2500 DT offers two new exciting features that enable the
complete automation of a large variety of lab applications:
The new Diposable Tip unit can store and automatically handle up to 960
one way tips. The system will automatically load the tips and dispose of the
used tips. If required, the robot can be changed from disposable to
washable tip application.
The RoboSeq 2500 DT has an integrated PCR unit for thermocycling.
"The RoboSeq 2500 DT is our answer to a request of our customers for
creating fast and efficient robotic application solutions with contamination
free pipetting of low volumes," says Dr. Wolfgang Heimberg, Chief Officer
of Genomic Instruments at MWG-Biotech. "The really exciting feature of
this new robot is that it can offer complete automation for very complex
process combinations, that up to now could only be handled subsequently.
For example, it will fully automate the complete processing of plasmid
purification, sequence reaction set-up, the actual sequencing and dye
terminator removal without any user intervention being required."
The new RoboSeq 2500 DT Automated Biosystem provides a flexible
platform for a wide range of molecular biology applications: complete
automation of plasmid and PCR purification, dye terminator removal, set
up of sequencing reactions, set up of PCR reactions and thermal cycling
on one single platform.
High process security ensures constant result reliability. At the same time
the system is extremely user friendly: it only takes ten minutes to
completely load the robot, after that the system can process up to 2.000
samples per run without requiring further user intervention.
Over the next two years MWG-Biotech expects to sell circa 50 units of this