The first commercial system for performing the thermal cycling required in the polymerase chain reaction, the...
The first commercial system for performing the thermal cycling required in the polymerase chain reaction, the Perkin-Elmer Cetus DNA Thermal Cycler, was introduced in 1987. The Cetus thermal cycler allows for flexible temperature programming, step duration, and rapid heating and cooling from step to step for consistent results.
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Features of Cetus
- 48-place block for 0.5 ml microcentrifuge tubes
- Temperature accuracy in the wells 4-32°C: ± 3°C; 33-100°C: ± 3°C
- RS-232 interface
- Sample Tube Size: 0.5ml
- Block Temperature Accuracy: Within 3 degrees of programmed temperatures between 4 to 32C, and within 1 degree of programmed temperatures between 33to 99C
- Printer Interface: RS-232C serial port
- Software: Includes four default files, including Preprogrammed Soak, Time Delay, Thermo-Cycle, and Step-Cycle files.
- Two demonstration files
- Available memory for up to 93 user files
- Up to 16 temperatures per repeat pattern
- Up to 99 cycles per repeat pattern
- Automatic Segment Extension
- Infinite Post-PCR Subambient Incubation
- Control Panel: The instrument control panel consists of the display, keypad , and indicator lights