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DNA Analysis Personal Capillary Electrophoresis System

Editor: Doris Popp

The Spectrum Compact CE System is a new benchtop capillary electrophoresis (CE) instrument, developed by Promega in collaboration with Hitachi High-Tech.

Spectrum Compact CE System
Spectrum Compact CE System
(Source: Promega Corporation)

The personal CE system is an integrated DNA analysis instrument that enables life scientists in laboratories of all sizes to perform Sanger sequencing and fragment analysis at the bench. The instrument supports applications such as microsatellite instability analysis, mixed sample analysis, forensic STR analysis, and cell line authentication. It processes up to 32 samples in a single run and can be controlled by either the integrated touchscreen or by additional software that allows access from any registered computer on the same network. Guided software brings capillary electrophoresis capabilities to the hands of any scientist in the laboratory regardless of skill level, the manufacturer states.