Core Biotechnology Services

Charges

Charges can vary considerably even on the same platform for different protocols and project types. We advise all potential users to contact us at an early stage in their experimental design so that we can produce accurate quotes and discuss available options. The table below provides guidance on our charges. If training is needed an additional charge applies

  Technology   Typical charge 
Sample
preparation
Bioruptor
Sonicator
No charge
Sample
preparation

DeNovix CellDrop
Automated Cell Counter

Free
Next
Generation
Sequencing
Illumina Miseq
 
Prices depends on application
Contact us for quotation
Next
Generation
Sequencing
10X Genomics Chromium Prices depends on application
Contact us for quotation
Next 
Generation 
Sequencing
Oxford Nanopore
Minion
Prices depends on application
Contact us for quotation
Microarray   Agilent C-scanner  Prices depend on the cost of
microarrays and application.
Contact us for quotation
Microarray 
Illumina Iscan  Prices depend on the cost of
microarrays and application.
Contact us for quotation
Quantitative 
Real-time 
PCR

Roche LightCycler
480
£21 per run
Digital PCR
Bio-Rad QX200  £14 per samples. Contact staff
for accurate quotes
DNA/RNA
purification

Promega Maxwell 16
About £8 to £10 per sample depending
on the application
DNA/RNA
purification
Promega Maxwell RSC £10 per sample
DNA/RNA
quality
check

Agilent
Bioanalyzer

£35 per RNA chip

£50 per DNA chip (High Sensitivity)

£25 if staff has to process the
chips on behalf of the end-user

DNA/RNA 
quality 
check

Quantus Fluorometer
(equivalent to Qubit) 

 Free (plus reagent if large number
of samples)
DNA/RNA 
quality 
check

NanoDrop 3300
Fluoroscent
spectrometer
Free for users of our NGS,
microarray platforms or
qPCR platforms
DNA/RNA 
quality 
check

NanoDrop 8000
Spectrophotometer

Free for users of our NGS, 
microarray platforms or 
qPCR platforms
 

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