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The AQUA electronic micropipettes are exceptionally compact and lightweight due to a knock-down (detachable) rechargeable battery and have multiple pipetting modes to enable efficient lab work. They ensure reliable, accurate and repeatable experiment results and protect the user from repetitive strain injury (RSI). These instruments are designed with ergonomics and intuitive handling in mind and facilitate remarkable user experience in practical laboratory environments.
EXTERNAL DETACHABLE RECHARGEABLE BATTERY – ensures continuous usage and eliminates downtime during critical experiments with reliable power backup LARGE EASY-TO-READ DISPLAY – 1-inch tempered LCD glass adds a layer of protection against accidental impacts, scratches and chemical spills
VOLUME ADJUSTMENT WHEEL – It offers extremely fast volume setting, menu navigation and enables single-handed operation.
12 UNIQUE MODES OF OPERATIONS – Extensive range of pipetting modes eases workflow, gives the option to tailor protocols and define custom programs.
LINEAR STEPPER MOTOR SYSTEM – Motor controlled piston operation ensures no human error and guarantees reliable pipetting.
INTERNAL STORAGE MEMORY – Users can store upto six programs in memory and reuse them as per their convenience.
SPEED SELECTION MODE – Users can select and adjust the pipetting speed from three options of Low (L), Medium (M) and High (H).
STAINLESS STEEL TIP CONE – The 304 Grade SS tip cone offers high dimensional accuracy resulting in best tip fitment.
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To better understand the relationship between immune aging and how the body heals itself, a team of scientists took their research to new heights by leveraging the International Space Station (ISS) National Laboratory to study microgravity’s effects on immune cell function.
As people age, their immune system function declines gradually over time, which makes them increasingly vulnerable to infection and disease. Research shows that these same types of immune system changes have been observed in healthy astronauts during spaceflight, but at an accelerated rate. This makes the unique conditions of the space station an ideal platform for studying the immune aging process.Read More
The scientists tested the experimental drug AZD5069, which prevents myeloid cell recruitment to tumours, together with hormone therapy enzalutamide, on 48 patients with advanced disease.
Nearly a quarter (24 per cent) of patients’ tumours shrunk by over 30 per cent in response to the combination. There were also notable decreases in circulating levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA), a marker secreted by the prostate and often elevated by cancer.Read More
The research, published in Nature Chemistry, utilizes a liquid-like surface as a novel droplet-repellent layer. The researchers utilized a reactor to create a liquid-like layer of molecules called self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) that were applied to a silicon surface. “Our work is the first time that anyone has gone directly to the nanometer-level to create molecularly heterogenous surfaces,” said doctoral researcher Sakari Lepikko.
To fine-tune the amount of silicon surface covered by the SAMs, the researchers adjusted conditions such as temperature and water content within the reactor. “The results showed more slipperiness when SAM coverage was low or high, which are also the situations when the surface is most homogeneous. At low coverage, the silicon surface is the most prevalent component, and at high, SAMs are the most prevalent,” said Lepikko. “It was counterintuitive that even low coverage yielded exceptional slipperiness.”Read More
Just as an artist needs a high-quality paintbrush to create great art, a scientist needs a reliable and accurate pipette to produce accurate results. Investing in a new pipette can lead to better accuracy, ergonomics, and usability, ultimately increasing productivity and saving costs in the long run. So, it is crucial to be aware of the benefits that electronic pipettes offer over manual ones, such as improved accuracy, ease of use, multiple pipetting modes, ergonomic design, reproducibility and traceability features and much more. These advancements make electronic pipettes essential tools for scientists, allowing them to achieve accurate and reliable results in their research and experimentation. In this blog post, we will explore why electronic pipettes are superior to manual pipettes.Read our Blog
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