The SX-8G IP-Star® Compact automates a variety of epigenetic applications as well as library prep for next generation sequencing technologies. This automated system increases your epigenetic lab’s productivity, efficiency and experimental reproducibility. It performs fully-automated dispension of assay reagents, liquid handling, magnetic separation and incubation. In addtion, it significantly accelerates the optimization process, while also enhancing assay quality and robustness – all within the rapid timeframe researchers require. An intuitive touch screen allows for easy programmation and adaptation of the protocols.
Open system: Our platforms provide the flexibility needed by the customer to change multiple parameters in the protocols to achieve optimal experimental conditions.
Reproducibility: Our standardized system and kits provide consistency between runs and users, increasing reproducibility of ChIP and DNA methylation results.
Speed and accuracy: Full walk-away automation saves time and eliminates tedious manual steps, minimizing cross-contamination, sample-carryover, and false positive rates.
Sample efficiency: Minimal sample loss and smaller reaction volumes allow scientists to use less starting material and eliminates the need for amplification, thus simplifying sample requirements.
High-throughput capability: Process 16 samples in parallel in less than 10 hours; a second shift of assays can be run overnight for 24 x 7 system performance.
Flexibility and scalability: Softwares provide easy-to-use user interfaces, with open programming of protocols and throughput requirements to adapt protocols to your specific application.
Ease of use: Intuitive touch screen facilitates proper system set-up and error-free operation.
Compatibility: Systems are compatible with popular downstream applications including next generation sequencing, microarrays, and qPCR.
Automated dispension of assay reagents: Minimizes hands-on-work.
- Chromatin Immunoprecipitation (ChIP)
- Methylated DNA immunoprecipitation (MeDIP)
- Methylbinding domain protein assay (MethylCap)
- Library preparation for next generation sequencing
- DNA purification (IPure)
- Bisulfite conversion