Cytiva ÄKTA go Protein Purification System

The Cytiva ÄKTA go is a liquid chromatography system that allows for easy purification of proteins. The instrument supports affinity chromatography, size exclusion chromatography, and ion exchange chromatography.


Visit the manufacturer’s website for more information.

Before being given instrument access, users are required to attend a training session. To set up a training, please fill out the form below and email it to

Biogarage Training Request Form

After training, instrument time can be booked using our online scheduling tool. A link to the scheduling tool can be found on the Scheduling page. BioGarage instruments are available for use on weekdays from 8 am to 4 pm. See further policies regarding instrument usage and training below.

UWBC BioGarage Scheduling and Use Policy

The BioGarage does not supply laboratory materials or bench space for walk-up instrument users. Users are expected to prepare their samples before coming to the BioGarage.

Training sessions are $150.

Walk-up fees are $50 per use.

Here is a link to a manual on how to operate the UNICORN software and Akta Go device.

Akta Go Manual Download

Powering On

Running a Procedure

IEX Method

HIC Method