The Agilent TapeStation is used for DNA analysis.

Select Tape Type

  • D5000 ScreenTape assays is comparable to Bioanalyzer High Sensitivity DNA Chip
  • Full tape and per sample options are available for the High Sensitivity D5000 and Genomic DNA tapes.
  • Samples will be run as scheduling permits, generally within 1-3 business days. If you need results sooner, please contact us.
Tape Type Qualitative Range Size Range Max Sample Buffer Strength Samples Per Tape Minimum Volume
High Sensitivity D5000 DNA 10-1000 pg/ul 100 to 5000 bp 25mM KCl
25mM Tris-HCl
2.5mM Guanidine-HCl
12.5mM NaCl
5mM Acetate
2.5mM MgCl2
2.5mM BSA
15 4 ul
Genomic DNA 10 - 100 ng/µL 200 to > 60,000 bp   15 2 ul


Sample Dropoff

  • Submit samples online.
  • Make sure sample names or numbers on tubes match the order names or sample ID numbers
  • Supply samples in clearly marked 0.2 ml tubes
  • Bring your samples to ALS 3137C
  • Put your samples in one of our submission boxes with a slip of paper containing your name, your PI's name, date and Order ID#
  • Samples go in our freezer in box labeled TapeStation
  • For timely processing, let us know your samples have arrived


TapeStation Data Interpretation

The TapeStation is run as a service. Katie Carter oversees this service

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