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October 17, 2011



LabWrench recently added two new categories to the site, Flow Injection Analyzers and Segmented Flow Analzyers. If you are a manufacturer or service provider of these types of equipment be sure to contact me to list your products or to promote your service. Our most recent sponsor, EZkem is your source for Flow Analysis Parts and Consulting, they guarantee to keep your lab running. Check them out at

 Featured News

Beckman Coulter Platforms Automate Stem Cell Differentiation
Beckman Coulter, Inc. integrates laboratory automation platforms that have been used for the culture and differentiation of pluripotent stem cells to improve the development of consistent embryoid bodies (EBs), decrease overall costs, and greatly increase throughput and reproducibility.
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Free Laptop with the purchase of any NanoDrop Instrument
NanoDrop™ instruments fundamentally changed the way scientists NanoDrop 2000c with free laptop measure DNA, RNA, and protein samples by making the process nearly effortless.
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RainDance Technologies Sets New Throughput and Performance Bar in Targeted Sequencing with Launch of ThunderStorm™ System
The ThunderStorm System supports a wide range of sequencing applications, including candidate gene screening, Genome Wide Association Study (GWAS) follow up, deep sequencing of heterogeneous tumor samples, medical genetics and targeted methylation analysis.
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B&W Tek Introduces Next Generation Handheld Raman Instrument for Material Verification in cGMP Compliant Facilities
The NanoRam is a state-of-the-art compact Raman spectrometer and integrated computing system, based on an open systems architecture design that can support a broad range of applications in multiple industries. Designed for use by non-specialists, the NanoRam is easy to use and operates single-handedly.
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As we help operators solve problems with Alpkem/OI Analytical Autoanalyzers whether Segmented Flow (SFA) or Flow Injection Analysis (FIA) we often see that solutions are often related to that which falls under the direct control of the operator such as water, reagents, standards, or basic instrument configurations such as pump tubes or luer connections. We suggest that when troubleshooting always go from the most likely and simple aspects of the system to the more complex hardwired components. Read Full Article.


 Featured Question and Discussions

How do you check the Rotor speed calibration on a Sorvall RC6 Plus with a known standard? What test points on which circuit board?
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About Waters PDA 2996
Can PDA 2996 be used for detecting peak co-elution? and how it works to detect peak co-elution?
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Use of solvents
Can I use 0.1N H2SO4 as a solvent in G1888 Headsapce system? any problem will be create if I am use this solvent?
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Need to sterilize the polytron blade (PT-DA 07/2SYN-E082)
I need to sterilize the polytron blades, and need to know the best way. Is autoclaving a possibility, or should I sterilize by chemical means? Thanks.
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