Welcome to nanopore sequencing
We aim to walk you through the set up of your MinION Mk1B and your control sequencing experiment.
Before you start sequencing your own DNA samples, we recommend that you sequence a control sample of Lambda DNA, which is supplied in your sequencing kit. Sequencing a Lambda sample allows you to practise performing an end-to-end nanopore sequencing experiment, and to become familiar with the technology.
The whole set up process typically takes 2 hours, but there are points where you can take a break.
Once started, the sequencing run takes 6 hours, but can be left unattended.
If at any point you get stuck, look out for explainers and FAQs to help you.