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Gene Expression Center

NanoDrop® ND-2000 Spectrophotometer

We are open for business! We are happy to be back. During Phase 1, we will be operating at reduced capacity. We will make every effort to keep turnaround times short as we understand there are many projects that have been waiting. We appreciate your patience and business. The UW Biotechnology Center is following University guidelines regarding COVID-19.

Room 3225 Independent Access Policy (June 2020)

Please note: Currently, access to the equipment in Biotech Center room 3225 is limited to internal UWBC research groups.

You must notify us of your intent to use the equipment at least 24 hours prior. This allows us to ensure the room is adequately stocked with required supplies in order to maintain appropriate social distancing.

UWBC COVID Room 3225 entry Protocol (6-2-20)
Please e-mail to request access to the Google calendar for scheduling your usage.

NanoDrop™ 2000/2000c Spectrophotometers

The NanoDrop®ND-2000 is a full-spectrum (190-840nm) spectrophotometer that measures 1ul samples with high accuracy and reproducibility. 

The small sample requirement of 1ul makes the NanoDrop ideally suited for measuring:

  • Nucleic acid concentration and quality of nucleic acid samples up to 15,000 ng/ul (dsDNA) without dilution
  • Fluorescent dye labeling density of nucleic acid microarray samples
  • Protein analysis (A280) up to 400 mg/ml (BSA)
  • Bradford Assay analysis of protein
  • Cell density measurements
  • General UV-Vis spectrophotometry

Access to the NanoDrop® is free of charge to GEC facility users.

All data and services provided by the University of Wisconsin Biotechnology Center Gene Expression Center are intended for research purposes only. Services are not intended nor certified for diagnostic or clinical use.