The DNA sequencing core facility at Tufts University supplied DNA sequencing and other related services to researchers at Tufts as well as outside organizations. The core facility was established in 1987 and currently has six staff members.
Sequencing Instruments Used
DNA Sequencing Prices
Single sample | Plasmids & PCR products
Small plasmids & PCR products | $9.00
BAC, Fosmids & Genomic DNA | $12.00
High Volume Sequencing
96 well tray | $480.00 ($5.00 per sample)
Failed reaction | $5.00
10- 150 ng/µl | 10 µl minimum
The facility must be told the size of the PCR product.
40-150 ng/µl | 300 ng total
BACs, Cosmids and Genomic DNA
Contact for details.
Samples must be supplied premixed with the sequencing primer in 96 well traces.
5 pmol/µl | 5µl
Common sequencing primers provided at no cost.
All samples must be supplied in either water or Tris (no EDTA). Water is preferred.
Sample Turn Around Time
24-48 hours, average of 36 hours
GLP DNA Sequencing
Other DNA sequencing related services
- Oligonucleotide synthesis
- MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry
Tufts University Core Facility
Tufts Medical School
Dept. of Physiology/ST-808
136 Harrison Ave. Boston, MA 02111
Tufts University Core Facility now offers LongTrace processing of their traces to achieve typical read length in excess of 1000 bp. Tufts do offer a wide range of proteomics services though which appear interesting.
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