Features | Partner Sites | Information | LinkXpress
Sign In
JIB
GLOBETECH PUBLISHING
GLOBETECH PUBLISHING

New Pipetting Workstation Automates PCR Routines

By BiotechDaily International staff writers
Posted on 05 Feb 2014
Image: The NIMBUS PCR Workstation (Photo courtesy of the Hamilton Robotics Company).
Image: The NIMBUS PCR Workstation (Photo courtesy of the Hamilton Robotics Company).
Biotechnology laboratories that regularly process PCR samples will be certain to benefit from a new pipetting workstation.

Hamilton Robotics (Reno, NV, USA) has introduced the NIMBUS PCR Workstation, which is a compact and affordable pipetting workstation enabling fast and flexible assay setup for endpoint, real-time, qPCR, or multiplex PCR.

The workstation offers a high-density deck layout with a compact laboratory bench footprint. The instrument boasts a dynamic pipetting range from 1 to 1,000 microliters. The system utilizes the same high speed pipetting head as Hamilton's more expensive line of STAR instruments.

The workstation incorporates an easy-to-use software wizard that suits a wide range of applications including gene expression, genotyping, sequencing, and pathogen detection. Furthermore, the NIMBUS PCR Workstation accommodates a variety of tip and labware types.

The onboard INSTINCT PCR wizard utilizes a graphical interface to guide users through processing gene and sample combinations. The software traces all input components, completes setup information throughout the process, and saves all data for future use. In addition, the software wizard has a flexible PCR plate-designing tool for maximum convenience and displays real-time three-dimensional deck configurations.

Related Links:

Hamilton Robotics



comments powered by Disqus

Channels

Drug Discovery

view channel
Image: Synthetic ion transporters can induce apoptosis by facilitating chloride anion transport into cells (Photo courtesy of the University of Texas, Austin).

Experimental Drug Kills Cancer Cells by Interfering with Their Ion Transport Mechanism

An experimental anticancer drug induces cells to enter a molecular pathway leading to apoptosis by skewing their ion transport systems to greatly favor the influx of chloride anions. To promote development... Read more

Therapeutics

view channel
Image: Liver cells regenerated in mice treated with a new drug (right) compared with a control group (center) after partial liver removal. Healthy liver cells are shown at left (Photo courtesy of Marshall et al, 2014, the Journal of Experimental Medicine).

New Drug Triggers Liver Regeneration After Surgery

Investigators have revealed that an innovative complement inhibitor decreases complement-mediated liver cell death, and actually stimulates postsurgery liver regrowth in mice. Liver cancer often results... Read more

Business

view channel

Partnership Established to Decode Bowel Disease

23andMe (Mountain View, CA,USA), a personal genetics company, is collaborating with Pfizer, Inc. (New York, NY, USA), in which the companies will seek to enroll 10,000 people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in a research project designed to explore the genetic factors associated with the onset, progression, severity,... Read more
 
Copyright © 2000-2014 Globetech Media. All rights reserved.