Molecular Biology Applications

OpenArray Real-Time PCR

Acknowledgement: The acquisition of this instrument was supported by a grant from the USC Core Instrumentation Fund
Manufacturer: ABI
Location: PSC 510
Description/Applications: High-throughput RT-PCR for quantification of nucleic acid targets
Options: Cycler; Accufill; Case sealing station
Other info: 384-well plate format
Charges: Pharmacy: $20/hr; Other USC: $24/hr
Supporting Documents: Instrument Manual

7900HT Fast Real-Time PCR

7900 HT Fast RealTime PCRManufacturer: ABI
Location: PSC 510
Description/Applications: Quantitative RT-PCR for quantification of nucleic acid targets
Options: Microfluidic card; Sample block and sealer
Other info: 96-well plate format
Charges: Pharmacy: $20/hr; Other USC: $24/hr
Supporting Documents: Instrument Manual

Experion Automated Electrophoresis System

experionManufacturer: Bio-Rad
Location: PSC 510
Description/Applications: Automated microfluidic chip-based electrophoresis analysis of DNA, RNA and protein size and quantity
Options: Priming station; vortex station
Charges: Pharmacy: $10/hr; Other USC: $12/hr
Supporting Documents: Instrument Manual

Edge 200 Separation System

Edge 200Manufacturer: Prospect Biosystems
Location: PSC 402B
Description/Applications: Non-denaturing, front-end sample fractionation using extracting media of different densities
Charges: Pharmacy: $10/hr; Other USC: $12/hr
Supporting Documents: Instrument Manual

Chemidoc Touch System

Manufacturer: Bio-Rad
Location: PSC 603
Description/Applications: Imaging of a wide array of samples from large polyacrylamide gels to small agarose gels and various blots
Options: Detection methods include colorimetry, chemiluminescence, chemifluorescence, fluorescence and densitometry
Charges: Pharmacy: $10/hr; Other USC: $12/hr
Supporting Documents: Instrument Manual

VersaDoc Imaging System

versadocManufacturer: Bio-Rad
Location: PSC 603
Description/Applications: Imaging of a wide array of samples from large polyacrylamide gels to small agarose gels and various blots
Options: Detection methods include colorimetry, chemiluminescence, chemifluorescence, and fluorescence
Charges: Pharmacy: Pharmacy: $10/hr; Other USC: $12/hr
Supporting Documents: Instrument Manual