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Accurate and precise multi-channel positive displacement pipetting to advance genomics research

mosquito HV genomics offers highly accurate and precise multi-channel positive displacement pipetting from 500 nL to 5 µL allowing genomics researchers to benefit from miniaturization and automation across a range of applications, irrespective of liquid class. The instrument’s pre-sterilized disposable pipettes eliminate cross-contamination and maintain data integrity while the rapid plate-to-plate pipetting motion and tip exchange maximize speed and efficiency.

Accurate and precise low volume pipetting for genomics research
Accurate and precise low volume pipetting for genomics research

Highly accurate and precise low volume pipetting in the  500nL – 5µL range. mosquito HV genomics efficiently harnesses innovative positive displacement technology and easily handles even challenging sample materials such as genomic DNA or enzymes in 50% glycerol using standard microwell plates.

Designed for versatile use
Designed for versatile use

mosquito HV genomics can be easily programmed to run a wide range of protocols, and enables researchers to aspirate, dispense, and mix in a wide variety of common 96 and 384 microplate formats.

Disposable pipettes ensure data integrity
Disposable pipettes ensure data integrity

Disposable, pre-sterilized pipettes guard against cross-contamination to ensure data integrity and accurate research outcomes.

High throughput plate preparation increases efficiency
High throughput plate preparation increases efficiency

mosquito HV genomics offers sample transfer, reagent addition and efficient mixing with rapid tip exchange, reducing time consuming processes and increasing efficiency.

Low dead volumes boost productivity
Low dead volumes boost productivity

The ability to set up reactions at a fraction of the traditional volumes maximizes reagent use and preserves precious samples to increase research output. Miniaturization transforms genomics processes including NGS library preparation, magnetic bead cleanup, cDNA synthesis, whole genome amplification, PCR and qPCR.

Application ready
Application ready

Application-enabling accessories such as cooling blocks, magnetic blocks and environmental protection, plus software wizards for many common protocols, provide assured access to robust and proven applications.

We’re revolutionising liquid handling

Our liquid handling portfolio provides you with accurate and repeatable nanolitre to microlitre pipetting, every time, irrespective of liquid viscosity or environmental conditions.

High performance technology

Our liquid handling instruments harness innovative technology to streamline workflows and accelerate research.

Robust, reliable, and easy to use, our products overcome tough technical challenges and enable researchers to focus on the best science. 

True positive displacement pipetting 

Each of our disposable micropipettes has its own individual piston, not an air gap or system liquid, offering true positive displacement pipetting with no risk of cross-contamination. mosquito gives researchers the confidence to handle a range of liquid types from organic solvents to aqueous buffers with 50% glycerol.

Low volume accuracy and precision

The mosquito HV genomics offers high performance pipetting from 500 nL to 5 µL. It combines outstanding accuracy with an average of less than 3% error throughout the volume range and unrivaled precision with average CVs of 3%.

Intuitive by design

Our application led software combines usability and functionality with an intuitive user experience tailored to each scientific application. Through collaboration with scientists, our software team develops and enhances the instrument UI to provide the optimal user experience and facilitate adoption into novel application areas. 

Extend capabilities with workflow integration

mosquito integrates seamlessly with a wide variety of laboratory instrumentation, including robotic plate handlers, stackers and bulk liquid handlers to extend capabilities and further streamline workflows. 

The mosquito Plate Processor (MoPP) is an off-the-shelf compact benchtop workcell using the popular PreciseFlex PF400 plate handling robot and Revolution scheduler to simplify integration with third party equipment.

Technical Specification

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Pipetting range 500 nL - 5 µL Throughput 2 minutes/ 96-well plate
3 minutes/ 384 well copy
5 minutes/ 4 x 384 plate stamp out
Supported SBS plate formats (source and/or destination) 96, 384 and 1,536 Accessories Magnetic bead separation block, cooling block, protective chamber, active humidity chamber, spool cover, plate processor integration (MoPP)
Weight 27 kg (59 lbs) Dimensions (W x D x H) 390 mm (790 mm 5 plate deck) x 470 mm x 690 mm
15.5 in (17.3 in 5 plate deck) x 18.5 in x 27 in
Technical variants 2 or 5 plate position deck

What our customers say about mosquito

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Interrogation of sequencing data (e.g. total reads mapped, complexity, and genes detected) indicated that the NGS libraries generated on the mosquito were of good quality. Our results demonstrate the utility, versatility, and practicality of the mosquito in a core lab.

Jon Penterman, PhD

MIT BioMicro Centre

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