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Robotics and Automation in Molecular Genetics

  1. Trevor Hawkins,
  2. Chris Elkin,
  3. Martin Pollard

Published Online: 23 SEP 2005

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0005351

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How to Cite

Hawkins, T., Elkin, C. and Pollard, M. 2005. Robotics and Automation in Molecular Genetics. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. US DOE Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 SEP 2005

Abstract

Robotic platforms and automation can be applied to laboratory molecular biology protocols to achieve high-throughput sample processing for DNA sequencing, genomics, proteomics and other biological applications.

Keywords:

  • human genome project;
  • automation;
  • robotics;
  • DNA sequencing