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Semi-automated culture of malaria parasites


PlasmoTron is an open-source robotic system built on top of the OpenTrons platform, to allow semi-automated culture of malaria parasites.

Specifically PlasmoTron provides these features:

Development status

PlasmoTron is not a commercial product. It is a system we have built in the lab to simplify our own culture, and which we offer to others in case it is helpful. PlasmoTron remains under active development and new features continue to be integrated. Please feel free to get in touch to discuss whether PlasmoTron is likely to be suitable for you in its current iteration.

Getting started

The documentation is divided into three sections: