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Genomic and RNA Profiling Core Facility

Houston, Texas

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Agilent aCGH

Microarray-based Comparative Genomic Hybridization (aCGH) is a powerful technique used to identify and characterize DNA copy number variations across the genome. Agilent’s oligonucleotide aCGH platform offers genome-wide as well as customized profiling on 60-mer oligo CGH microarrays for human, mouse and rat. Agilent’s CGH end-to-end solution consists of flexible microarray formats, optimized and easy-to-use protocol, high resolution microarray scanning and powerful analytics software.

Agilent aCGH Technology
Agilent aCGH Input Amounts
Array Slide Format Starting Material Recommended Total gDNA Volume Recommended Minimum Concentration







1 µg gDNA
20.2 µL
50 ng/µL



0.5 µg gDNA
20.2 µL
25 ng/µL

Please visit the Agilent website for details.

NOTE: All samples must pass GARP Sample Quality Control (SAQC) before they can be submitted for array processing. More instructions for GARP Sample Submission Specifications for Affymetrix and Agilent Microarrays.

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