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pipette

a calibrated glass tube drawn to a fine bore at one end, filled by sucking liquid into the bulb, and used to transfer or measure known volumes of liquid
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The difficulties associated with using handheld multichannel pipettes are familiar to every lab scientist; tips need 'hammering' on to ensure they are picked up, but this still doesn't always ensure correct tip alignment or a good seal, potentially affecting assay results.
Key words: air displacement pipette; pipette; positive displacement pipette; quantitation; volumetric transfer.
Pipetting stations and electronic handheld pipettes are used primarily in pharmaceutical and contract analysis as well as in R&D facilities.
The market for electronic pipettes is expected to grow more than 10% a year, while the growth for mechanical pipettes is seen at about 5%.
If pipettes are properly calibrated and operators are well trained in proper technique, there are fewer run failures.
This article focuses on the motor specifications needed while increasing the capacities when automating a pipette system for a lab automation company.
With more thorough understanding of our pipettes and automated liquid handlers, we can optimize their performance, and hence our process productivity and quality.
Anachem, the liquid handling specialist, offers an extensive range of Rainin multichannel pipettes, providing you with the best choice to suit your high throughput pipetting needs.
Kumar's laboratory relies on both automated and manual liquid handlers, including pipettes, one of the most prevalent tools used in laboratories worldwide.
Few studies have investigated the force applied to a manual pipette and the role of thumb muscles during pipetting, and no study, to our knowledge, has investigated how latch pipettes affect thumb muscle activity.
Air-displacement pipettes are used to perform so many analytical methods that they are often taken for granted.