Features | Partner Sites | Information | LinkXpress
Sign In
GLOBETECH PUBLISHING LLC
GLOBETECH PUBLISHING LLC
GLOBETECH MEDIA

Electronic Pipetting System Boasts Adjustable Tip Distances

By BiotechDaily International staff writers
Posted on 16 Apr 2014
Image: The new E1-ClipTip electronic adjustable tip spacing multichannel equalizer pipette (Photo courtesy of Thermo Fisher Scientific).
Image: The new E1-ClipTip electronic adjustable tip spacing multichannel equalizer pipette (Photo courtesy of Thermo Fisher Scientific).
A recently introduced electronic pipetting system—now available for biotech and life science researchers—boasts the ability to adjust the distance between tips while maintaining precise sample volumes on every channel.

The Thermo Fisher Scientific (Milford, MA, USA) E1-ClipTip electronic pipettes combine the security of the proprietary "Cliptip" tip locking mechanism with the freedom of adjustable tip spacing.

Cliptip enables secure tip attachment with low tip attachment and ejection forces. The system guarantees an airtight seal on every channel, which ensures consistent and accurate liquid transfer for higher quality results. Adjustable tip spacing allows users to transfer multiple samples between different labware formats using one pipette, resulting in fewer repetitions and 90% less time compared to single channel manual pipettes.

“Scientists working in liquid handling and sample preparation need pipettes they can trust,” said Raymond Mercier, business director, liquid transfer at Thermo Fisher Scientific. “The Thermo Scientific E1-ClipTip electronic pipette’s interlocking technology provides outstanding sample security and makes pipetting more efficient with the ability to transfer samples quickly between different labware formats using the same pipette throughout the protocol.”

Related Links:

Thermo Fisher Scientific


Channels

Genomics/Proteomics

view channel
Image: In mice, mitochondria (green) in healthy (left) and Mfn1-deficient heart muscle cells (center) are organized in a linear arrangement, but the organelles are enlarged and disorganized in Mfn2-deficient cells (right) (Photo courtesy of the Rockefeller Press).

Cell Biologists Find That Certain Mitochondrial Diseases Stem from Coenzyme Q10 Depletion

A team of German cell biologists has linked the development of certain mitochondrial-linked diseases to depletion of the organelles' pool of coenzyme Q10 brought about by mutation in the MFN2 gene, which... Read more

Drug Discovery

view channel
Image: Molecular model of the protein Saposin C (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons).

Nanovesicles Kill Human Lung Cancer Cells in Culture and in a Mouse Xenograft Model

Nanovesicles assembled from the protein Saposin C (SapC) and the phospholipid dioleoylphosphatidylserine (DOPS) were shown to be potent inhibitors of lung cancer cells in culture and in a mouse xenograft model.... Read more

Biochemistry

view channel

Possible New Target Found for Treating Brain Inflammation

Scientists have identified an enzyme that produces a class of inflammatory lipid molecules in the brain. Abnormally high levels of these molecules appear to cause a rare inherited eurodegenerative disorder, and that disorder now may be treatable if researchers can develop suitable drug candidates that suppress this enzyme.... Read more

Business

view channel

Roche Acquires Signature Diagnostics to Advance Translational Research

Roche (Basel, Switzerland) will advance translational research for next generation sequencing (NGS) diagnostics by leveraging the unique expertise of Signature Diagnostics AG (Potsdam, Germany) in biobanks and development of novel NGS diagnostic assays. Signature Diagnostics is a privately held translational oncology... Read more
 
Copyright © 2000-2015 Globetech Media. All rights reserved.