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So you want to automate nucleic acid purification? Key considerations, work table setup, utilizing the new heater shaker module on protocol designer!

This webinar will review the strategy behind automating nucleic acid purification on the OT-2. We will review low and high…

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Automated RNA extraction using Zymo Research’s Direct-Zol RNA kit for samples stored in TRIzol®

In this study, the Opentrons OT-2 Nucleic Acid Extraction Workstation was used with the Zymo Research Direct-Zol 96 MagBead RNA…

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High performance automated nucleic acid extraction with the OT-2 platform

Modern molecular biology, driven by ever progressing technology, continues to deliver impressive and exciting new advancements — larger studies, more…

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Microbiome Nucleic Acid Extraction with ZymoBIOMICS Kit on OT-2

Microbiomics is a burgeoning field with implications for a wide range of topics in human health. Modern sequencing techniques can…

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Opentrons COVID-19 Testing System One Sheeter

The Opentrons COVID-19 Testing System is a flexible, high-throughput surveillance testing system using OT-2 hardware & validated withZymo reagents to…

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Affordable COVID-19 Testing Automation With The Opentrons OT-2

Using the Opentron’s OT-2 and platform, we demonstrate a highly sensitive, affordable, and hands-off pipeline for PCR-based SARS-CoV-2 testing.


How to Automate SARS-CoV-2 RNA Extraction with a Personal Robot Webinar

When the global SARS-CoV-2 pandemic hit, most life scientists turned to high-throughput RNA extraction, detection, and sequencing to help stop…

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