THIS RESEARCH PROPOSES CONSTRUCTION OF TWO PIECES OF APPARATUS THAT WILL FACILITATE THE SEQUENCING OF DNA MOLECULES AT TWO DISTINCT PHASES OF THE SEQUENCING PROCESS.

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$50,000.00
Award Year:
1986
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
4715
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Ron-tron Engineering
25 Rose Street, Branford, CT, 06405
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
RON ARPINO
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
(203) 488-5020
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THIS RESEARCH PROPOSES CONSTRUCTION OF TWO PIECES OF APPARATUS THAT WILL FACILITATE THE SEQUENCING OF DNA MOLECULES AT TWO DISTINCT PHASES OF THE SEQUENCING PROCESS. RON-TRON HAS DESIGNED A SYSTEM THAT WILL AUTOMATE SANGER SEQUENCING AND THAT CAN INITIATE UP TO 100 REACTIONS IN FOURHOURS' TIME. THIS UNIT WILL BE EASILY AFFORDABLE TO BOTH SMALL AND LARGE LABORATORIES. FURTHERMORE, RON-TRON PROPOSES TO MANUFACTURE A LOW-COST GEL READER. AS DESIGNED,THIS GEL READER WILL GREATLY AUGMENT THE AMOUNT OF INFORMATION WHICH CAN BE OBTAINED FROM AUTODIOGRAPHS.

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