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Table 1 Basic transfer operations needed for MMV

From: Establishment of a reborn MMV-microarray technology: realization of microbiome analysis and other hitherto inaccessible technologies

Operation (Pipette-dependence modea) Purpose Details
PF 1 Input (I-mode) Liquid charging into MMV wells Figure 1c
2 Output (O-mode) a. Transfer Complete ejection of liquid in wells Figure 1b and Additional file 6: Figure S5
b. Washing
3 Square transfer (S-mode) Fractional volume transfer Additional file 2: Figure S1
4 Z-direction transfer (Z-mode) Normal transfer of liquid into wells Figure 1b and Additional file 5: Figure S4
5 X-direction transfer (X-mode) Division of liquid in all wells Additional file 7: Figure S6
6 Magnetic beads transfer (M-mode) a. Beads recovery Beads recovery Additional file 8: Figure S7
b. Division of liquid Division of liquid in all wells Additional file 9: Figure S8
7 Filtering (F-mode) Filter-selective transfer Figure 2a
PD 8 Pipette-dependent transfer (P-mode) a. Manual Manual transfer of liquid or beads Additional file 10: Figure S9
b. Robotic Robotic transfer of liquid or beads Additional file 3: Figure S2
  1. aPipette-free (PF) or pipette-dependent (PD).