For DMPK sample card punching and pipetting. The easyPunch STARlet consists of a STARlet Autoload liquid handling workstation comprising 4 ndependent 1 ml channels, a card and plate gripper and the punch module. computer with Hamilton enus software and 4 specific predefined methods is included as well.
The system can be used for a variety of different applications e. g. forensic reference databasing, MPK and toxicology studies in a pre-clinical and clinical environment, newborn screening and olecular diagnostics. easyPunch has been developed in collaboration with GE Healthcare Life Sciences.
Automated sample card punching and downstream sample processing in one device
4 predefined method types included in delivery - HID: method for card punching and PCR setup using direct amplification kits - DMPK: DMPK method setup for card punching and subsequent addition of extraction reagent - Inventory: Method automatically inventories incoming cards. - Cherry pick cards: Cherry picking function to pick specific cards according to an imported work list
Deck resources can be customized to fit a wide variety of different applications
Input and output file can be tailored for downstream systems and LIMS* integration
Only system that combines sample card punching with downstream liquid handling on one instrument
Exceptional sample recognition enables impartial quality of sample analysis and punching due to exclusion of operator bias
Process safety due to sample tracking on cards and target plates and other resources; monitoring of all process steps
Seamless integration of different workflows by using predefined methods