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PCR Tetrad


PCR TetradThe MJ DNA Engine Tetrad (PTC 225) is a multi-user thermal cycler. The instrument consists of Peltier heated/cooled sample blocks (alphas) that have heated lids. Up to 7 users can run samples simultaneously and the alphas can accommodate 48-96 0.2 ml thin-walled PCR tubes/strips/plates or up to 30 thick-walled 0.5 ml tubes. The MJ Tetrad includes a gradient feature to perform annealing temperature optimization


Room 219 Goss Laboratory
1925 Coffey Road


None for instrument use. Consumables, paid for by the user, include master mixes/kits, primers and sample tubes

Contact & scheduling

Kate Hayes-Ozello
(614) 292-8670
[[EmailLink? Hayes-Ozello]]


Sign-in at use, appointment generally not necessary. Limited 24-hour access laboratory (key card entry).

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New users

Dr. Kate Hayes supervises the use of the MJ DNA Engine Tetrad; she should be contacted prior to initial use. This instrument is supported with technical expertise to help with experimental design, data interpretation and training for the primary use.

PCR Links

Primer Database Links