Table 1

Comparison of the duration of the DAE analysis between the HR-1™ and the LightScanner® instruments, for 96 samples

DAE step

HR-1™ instrument

LightScanner® instrument


PCRs

Same duration

Same duration


Data acquisition

2 days

12 minutes


Data analysis

1 full day

15 minutes


The HR-1™ instrument can only analyze a single sample per run making data analysis time consuming. The LightScanner® instrument, with its 384-well plate format, is of greater practical efficiency. Data analysis was performed using an analysis tool that we developed.

Nguyen-Dumont et al. BMC Medical Genomics 2011 4:39   doi:10.1186/1755-8794-4-39

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