Simplicity, high throughput, reagent compatibility-all considerations when searching for an automated cell stainer. BioGenex (San Ramon, Calif.) has addressed these considerations with its OptiMax Plus Automated Cell Staining System, available in two system configurations.

The Open System configuration includes a programmable user interface for custom protocols with up to 16 user-defined steps. Special rinsing, blocking, and pause/alarm steps can be introduced at any step.

Simplified Cell Culture Staining: the OptiMax® Plus from BioGenex
Designed to reduce set-up time and eliminate operator errors, the Bar Code System is fully optimized for routine applications. Bar code labels on reagent vials identify reagent type, format, product and lot numbers, volume, and expiration date. Bar code labels on sample slides correspond to patient, physician, specimen number, date, sample format, tissue type, and protocol to be run including pretreatment, blocking, primary antibody, link, label, substrate/chromogen, counterstain, and rinsing steps.

Charline Mack, Laboratory Supervisor and...

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