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Get started with PCR
in a day

DNA Analysis for anyone, anywhere

DNA Barcoding

Identify species with standardised methods used globally.

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Fungi & Mushrooms

Are you a mycologist? Add genotyping to your bag of tricks!

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Bird Sexing

Find out if your birds are male or female.

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Field Sequencing

Prepare DNA samples and PCR amplicons for sequencing in the field with a portable workstation.

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Everything you need for molecular biology.

How does it work?

Bento Lab is an all-in-one DNA workstation, and we are here to help you apply it to your DNA analysis projects.

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Learn analysing DNA with our clear and simple step-by-step guides.

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Join us on our mission towards accessible bioscience

We are on a mission to unlock the power of bioscience by making DNA Testing available to anyone, anywhere.

We developed Bento Lab as an affordable portable DNA workstation to make DNA testing accessible to any curious person, regardless of their background or location. Across the globe diverse communities are using Bento Lab to explore the miraculous world of life, and to get actionable biological testing done quickly and affordably.

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Green and Yellow Budgerigar

Bird Sexing Primers and Protocols for Bento Lab

Identifying the sex of birds can be essential for bird owners, breeders, conservationists, and many other people. A DNA test to determine the bird’s sex is often the best solution.

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Gel Imaging Hood and 2 mL Rotor

We are excited to showcase two small but impactful hardware additions to Bento Lab: a foldable imaging hood and a 2 mL capacity rotor.

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Update: Bento Lab Firmware v1.13

We’re excited to announce the release of a new firmware release for Bento Lab. This update enables running multiple modules at the same time, as well as many more improvements. We highly recommend all Bento Lab users to update their software as soon as possible.

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