Equipment and Facilities

Immunochemical Core staff member viewing specimens at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.

Equipment

Automatic immunoassay systems
  • Beckman Coulter UniCel DxI 800 automated immunoassay analyzer
  • Siemens IMMULITE 2000
  • Roche cobas e 411
Chemistry analyzer
  • Roche cobas c 311
Gamma counters
  • Packard Cobra 5000 Series gamma counter
High-performance liquid chromatography
  • ESA electrochemical detector
Mass spectrometers
  • Agilent 6490 LC/MS/MS
  • API 5000 LC/MS/MS triple quadrupole system
  • Thermo Q Exactive Plus, high resolution
Microplate readers
  • MDC SpectraMax 340
  • MDC SpectraMax Gemini XS (fluorescence)
  • Thermo Scientific Luminoskan Ascent (chemiluminescence)
Microplate washer
  • Thermo Scientific Wellwash AC
Multiplex
  • Luminex 200
  • Meso Scale Discovery QuickPlex SQ 120
Robotic sample processors
  • Gilson 232 XL (with HPLC sample injector)
  • Packard Multiprobe II EX
Sample concentrator
  • Zymark TurboVap LV

Facilities

The Immunochemical Core includes approximately 2,600 square feet of space in the Joseph Building at Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus. Core features include biological and fume hoods, a cold room and multiple freezers, and access to institutional space for radiolabeling and radiation monitoring.