Genomics Core Facility

Affymetrix GeneChip Instrument System

Affymetrix GeneChip Scanner 3000 7G

The Affymetrix GeneChip Scanner 3000 7G is used to scan Affymetrix cartridge microarrays.

Specifications 

  • Compatible only with Affymetrix GeneChip cartridge microarrays
  • 0.5 µm–2.5 µm resolution
  • 16-bit dynamic range 

Details

  • Raw image data is produced in .dat format.
  • Probe level intensity data is produced in .cel format.

Affymetrix GeneChip Fluidics Station 450

The Affymetrix GeneChip Fluidics Station 450 is used to wash and stain Affymetrix GeneChip microarrays.

Specifications

  • Compatible only with Affymetrix GeneChip cartridge microarrays
  • Four GeneChip capacity 

Details

The Genomics Core Facility has two fluidics stations and is capable of processing 16 microarrays per day. 

Affymetrix GeneChip Hybridization Oven 640

The Affymetrix GeneChip Hybridization Oven 640 is used to hybridize Affymetrix GeneChip microarrays with mixing by rotation.

Specifications

  • Compatible only with Affymetrix GeneChip cartridge microarrays
  • 64 GeneChip capacity
  • 30°C–70°C hybridization range
  • 10 RPM–80 RPM rotation speed range