micropipette


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micropipette

[¦mī·krō·pī′pet]
(medicine)
An extremely fine glass capillary tube with a narrow tip on the order of micrometers that is used to extract or deliver minute quantities of fluid.
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For our purposes, this activity is the perfect introduction to using a micropipette.
A mouse T cell held by another micropipette was then placed into contact with the red blood cell for varying periods of time.
Typical micropipette nozzles are flat at the end, but too much tilting breaks the liquid contact.
The micropipette aspirates or "sips" reagent from the reagent bottle, then moves over to and above the tissue sample, and applies the reagent to the sample.
Using a tiny straw-like glass instrument called a micropipette, researchers sucked out the cell's nucleus, the part that houses genetic information.
Identify a picture from the micropipette in front of you?
Using a micropipette, Milano's team injected a solution containing human genes for adrenergic receptors into very young mouse embryos.
Commercially available, disposable micropipette tips are used with the CellSelector(tm), with the tip visible in the microscope's field of view, so that cell and fluid manipulation can be readily observed.
The Accumax SMART premium micropipette from Fine Care Biosystems excels in user friendly features, making pipetting effortless and less time consuming.
The laser micropipette system (LMS), developed at the Beckman Laser Institute, Irvine, Calif.
The microextractions are performed with polyethylene micropipettes that can deliver nanoliter-scale drops of solvent precisely and reliably, using capillary action, when the tip of the micropipette is touched to a smooth surface.