Magnetic bead-based nucleic acid extraction can be fully automated and scaled up using the Opentrons Flex Nucleic Acid Extraction Workstation.

The Opentrons Flex Nucleic Acid Extraction Workstation comprises the Flex Robot, Pipettes, Tips, Labware, Heater-Shaker Module, Magnetic Block, and Custom Protocol Development.

Users can automate their NAE workflow at the scale required to boost productivity, lower error rates, and save hands-on time using the Flex Nucleic Acid Extraction Workstation. Flex permits users to automate nucleic acid isolation and purification operations with any leading magnetic bead-based device on the market.

  • Sample lysis via heat and/or agitation
  • Magnetic bead mixing and separation

What is in the Box?

Each Flex Nucleic Acid Extraction Workstation includes hardware, consumables, and custom protocol development for the NAE assay.

  • Robot and Pipettes
    • Flex 8-Channel Pipette (5–1000 µL)
    • Custom Protocol Development
    • Opentrons Flex Robot
    • Flex Gripper
    • Flex 1-Channel Pipette (5–1000 µL)

Opentrons Flex - for Nucleic Acid Extraction

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  • Modules
    • Heater-Shaker Module
    • Flex Magnetic Block
    • Temperature Module (Optional)

Opentrons Flex - for Nucleic Acid Extraction

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  • Accessories and labware
    • NEST 12-Well Reservoirs (50 Count)
    • NEST 1-Well Reservoirs (50 Count)
    • NEST Deep-Well Plates (50 Count)
    • Tough 0.2 mL 96-Well PCR Plates (2 × 25 Count)
    • Flex Waste Chute
    • Flex Deck Expansion Set (Optional)
    • Flex Pipette Tips 200 µL, Filtered (80 Racks/20 Refills)
    • Flex Pipette Tips 1000 µL, Filtered (180 Racks/20 Refills)
    • NEST 2.0 mL Microcentrifuge Tubes (500 count)
    • 4-in-1 Tube Rack Set

Opentrons Flex - for Nucleic Acid Extraction

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