Equipment and Facilities

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


Automatic immunoassay systems
  • Beckman Coulter UniCel DxI 800 automated immunoassay analyzer
  • Roche cobas e 411
Chemistry analyzer
  • Roche cobas c 311
Gamma counters
  • Packard Cobra 5000 Series gamma counter
Mass spectrometers
  • Agilent 6490 LC-MS/MS
  • Sciex API 5000 LC-MS/MS triple quadrupole system
  • Thermo Q Exactive Plus, high resolution (high flow and nano flow capabilities)
Microplate reader
  • Molecular Devices SpectraMax i3x Multi-Mode Detection Platform
Microplate washer
  • Thermo Scientific Wellwash AC
  • 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
Tissue Homogenizer
  • Precellys 24 Tissue Homogenizer


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.