The Western South Dakota DNA core facility, WestCore, has been established at Black Hills State University in 2001. The facility works in partnership with the University Of South Dakota School Of Medicine’s INBRE program.
DNA Sequencing Instruments Used
- Applied Biosystems 3130xl
DNA Sequencing Prices
DNA Template Requirements
- 600 ng | 100 ng/µl
- 1.5 µg | 250 ng/µl
Cosmid, BAC, P1
- 4 µg | 200 ng/µl
- 100-500 bp | 150 ng @ 20 ng/µl
- 500-1000 bp | 200 ng @ 20 ng/µl
- 1000-2000 bp | 300 ng @ 20 ng/µl
- 10 picomoles/µl
Template DNA and primer should be resuspended in water or a buffer containing no more than 0.1 mM EDTA.
Sequencing turn-around time
GLP DNA sequencing
Other DNA sequencing related services offered
- Library construction
- Microsatellite DNA matching
- Tissue sampling
Black Hills State University
Life Science Laboratory 113
1200 University Ave, Unit 9053
Spearfish, SD 57799
Phone: +1 (605) 642-6854
WestCore provides free of charge sequencing and genotyping services to researchers at the INBRE partner and outreach institutions. For other researchers and private organizations a fee is charged to cover the cost of processing the samples.
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