The AutoGenprep 965, a completely automated 96 well format robotic system for DNA extraction, produces high yields of quality DNA at a very low cost per prep. The 965 was recently released with a protocols for whole blood and BAC/plasmid.
Biodesign International has recently added myostatin antibodies to its line of over 300 cytokine and growth factor products. Myostatin is a member of the transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta) family of secreted regulatory factors.
Orbit Digital Shakers are offered in six versions to accommodate a range of microplates, micro tubes, flat containers, dishes and culture flasks. The 3 mm models provide vigorous mixing of small volume samples like 96 well plates and micro tubes.
Barnstead/Thermolyne brand Cimarec® hot plates and stirring hot plates offer digital technology and enhanced safety features. High wattage boils liquids quickly. Digital microprocessor-controlled technology ensures repeatable, accurate temperatures.
VWR and VWR Signature heated and refrigerated circulators featuring enhanced electronics that allow intuitive, user-friendly programming and control.
Ambion, Inc. (Austin, Tex. and Cenix BioScience GmbH (Dresden, Germany) have announced that siRNA designs have been completed for more than 98% of all human, mouse, and rat genes listed in the public RefSeq database.
The HRUS-102 spectrometer allows measurements on sample volumes of 0.03 ml and higher (typically 1 ml) in a broad temperature range (㪬 to +1200 C) with no limits on the solvents and components of the reactions.
The Upchurch Scientific® Division of Scivex offers an expanding line of 1/32 OD tubing and fittings. Tubing includes PEEK, PEEKsil, Teflon® FEP, and 316 Stainless Steel.
TaqPlus ® Maxx DNA polymerase is a blend of cloned Taq and Pfu DNA polymerases and Stratagene's exclusive ArchaeMaxx polymerase-enhancing factor. Together with an optimized buffer, this enzyme blend provides a high success rate.
The slide spinner quickly dries two microarray slides, and easily removes wash buffer prior to slide scanning. The device includes the centrifuge and two removable cassettes that conveniently trap all liquid.
MiniPrep bench-top lab, used with the new MagPrep(R) reagent kits, streamlines the DNA separation process, providing reproducible results at a fraction of the hands-on time of manual methods.
Long Tip Cone Finnpipette® Focus Pipette minimizes hand and arm strain during pipetting. Removable snap-on handle is available in large, medium and small, allowing the best fit for an individual's hand.
Electromagnetic deep well plate and tube shakers rapidly mix the contents of 96 or 384 well deep microplates as well as multiple racks of 1.5 to 3.0 ml tubes.
TTP LabTech has announced the comPOUND® Double-Density (D2) sample store, holds two shorter microtubes (0.35 ml instead of the standard 1.0 ml) in each hole of comPOUND's carousels, doubling capacity to 200,000 tubes.
NUNC brand 384 DeepWell Plate and Well Cap Mat provide storage for DMSO and other strong chemicals and solvents. The plate, constructed of chemical-resistant polypropylene, features 240 μl wells with diamond-shaped conical well bottoms to maximize sample retrieval.