Biological assays

The National Biobank Laboratory offers a vast array of biochemical and immunological assays, as well as DNA purification and genetic analysis

 Everything is handled automatically by 8 high-throughput Hamilton robots.

The most popular assays include:

  • DNA extraction from whole blood and buffy coat, up to 1200 samples per day
  • DNA concentration determination and normalization
  • Biomarker analysis for up to 6000 samples per day such as:
    • Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c)
    • Total cholesterol
    • HDL cholesterol
    • LDL cholesterol
    • Triglycerides
    • High sensitivity CRP
    • Creatinine
    • Chloride
    • Potassium
    • Sodium

In addition, our robots also perform general sample handling.

The Danish National Biobank utilises highly automated sample handling.
The Danish National Biobank utilises highly automated sample handling.