For DNA synthesis, in addition to the actual bases, other reagents are required. We have filled all the necessary reagents in a ready-to-use cartridge for you. The only thing left to do is placing the cartridge into the Kilobaser. Once a reagent cartridge is used up or expired, you have to change it. Don’t worry if you don’t realize at first that the cartridge needs to be changed! Kilobaser will tell you as soon as you want to start a synthesis.
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Start your DNA synthesis as usual until Kilobaser prompts you to change the reagent cartridge.
Follow these 3 steps which will take you through ‘Reagent Exchange’ process:
- Release the cartridge
- Exchange cartridge
- Press ‘confirm’ to log the cartridge
By inserting a new reagent cartridge, 20 minutes are added ahead of the actual synthesis to automatically prepare the new phosphoramidites. The synthesis starts automatically as soon as the cartridge is ready for it.
You can also change the reagent cartridge before the consumption or expiration of an old one.
Be aware that you can no longer use the old cartridge!
- To force the cartridge exchange click on the extended options menu at your entered sequence.
- Select the option ‘Force cartridge change’.
- Now follow the steps as described above.
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