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Sample Preparation

INSTRUMENT NAME

FEATURE

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Avanti Polar Lipids Mini Extruder
(HLSIC: 4017)

For the preparation of unilamellar vesicles.

Avanti Mini Extruder
Labconco Centrivap-Console Concentrator
(HLSIC: 4017)

Vacuum concentrator featuring

  • Heat boost & cold trap

  • Compatible with removal of HPLC solvents.

  • Choose between three rotors: 

    • Test-tube rotor: holds  76 tubes (12 or 17 mm only).

    • Hex rotor: holds 132 micro centrifuge tubes (0.5 or 1.7 mL ).

    • Microtiter Plate Rotor: holds 4 plates (86 x 128 mm only).

    • This device is must be connected to a waste vapour exhaust vent prior to use.

Centrivap Console
Labconco Centrivap-DNA Concentrator
(HLSIC: 4017)

Vacuum concentrator featuring

  • Heat boost

  • Aqueous samples only.

  • Hex rotor: holds 132 micro centrifuge tubes (0.5 or 1.7 mL ).

Centrivap DNA
Labconco Freezone 2.5 Lyophilizer
(HLSIC: 2050. Jointly administered by ACL & Dr. John Thyfault)

Freeze drier (lyophilizer) featuring

  • 2.5 L ice holding capacity.

  • Max water removal: 2 L per 24 hours

  • Dry-ice cold trap available (Required to remove of solvents with a boiling point between 0°C and -60 °C.)

  • To book this instrument contract Director of the ACL (Dr. Robert Winefield) directly. 

  • There is no after-hours access to Dr. Thyfault's laboratory.

Labconco Freezone 2.5 Lyophilizer
Waters Positive Pressure Solid Phase Extraction Manifold
(HLSIC: 4017)
  • More reliable than vacuum manifolds

  • Choice between plate or 1 mL - 5 mL column SPE format

  • Unused plate-wells can be used at later date.

  • To book this instrument contract Director of the ACL (Dr. Robert Winefield) directly.

Fisher Scientific Vacuum Liquid Extraction Manifold
(HLSIC: 4017)
  • 12-position vacuum manifold

  • Each well has integral isolation valve

  • Chemically resistant glass and teflon construction

  • To book this instrument contract Director of the ACL (Dr. Robert Winefield) directly.

Fisher Scientific Vacuum Liquid Extraction Manifold
Organomation N-Evap Analytical Evaporator
(HLSIC: 4017)
  • 24-position evaporation by N2(g) blow down

  • Adjustable gas flow.

  • Heated water bath.

  • To book this instrument contract Director of the ACL (Dr. Robert Winefield) directly.

Last modified: Sep 28, 2018
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