Cleanup of the 384-well thermocycler plates for re-use

Fu Ying, Fares Z. Najar, and B. A. Roe
  1. Wash the plates briefly using the 96-channel block washer.
  2. Place the plates in a tub submerged in dd-water.
  3. Put a flask on top of the plates to keep them submerged.
  4. Place the tub with the submerged into the autoclave and sterilize for ~30 minutes.
  5. After the sterilization cycle is complete, rinse the plates once with dd-water and dry by inverting them (tilted) onto paper towels.

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