This Information Applies To: Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer system, 2100 Expert software
Instructions on how to import from or export data into LIMS software.
Steps to Follow
When importing sample names and sample comments from a CSV or TXT file, the file must be in the correct format.
The final LIMS data that is going to be imported in 2100 Expert software should have a similar format to the file shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1. Final LIMS data to be imported in the 2100 Expert software.
The Observation column in the Chip Summary cannot be used for user input from LIMS. This column is reserved for the 2100 Expert software to report back findings to the user.
Please note that depending on the assay, different columns, and a different number of samples need to be included in the template. These templates are provided just as a guide. If you add or remove rows or columns the following templates may not work. Here are templates for the different assay types:
See Figure 2 for the steps to follow in order to import the data once the template is created.
The 2100 Expert software can export data into various formats, including XML format. The 2100 Expert software also allows you to automatically export data into XML format after a run has finished. This is explained in the article Setting Up Automatic Exports from the Bioanalyzer 2100 Expert Software.
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