Berthold Detection Systems of Pforzheim, Germany, has introduced the Luminescence TestPlate for the testing and validation of microplate luminometers. Identical in size to a standard 96-well microplate, the device tests the reproducibility, changes in sensitivity, and changes in dynamic range of luminescent detection systems. The Luminescence TestPlate is supplied with a rechargeable battery and evaluation software. Berthold Detection Systems' products are distributed in the United States by Zylux Corp. of Knoxville, Tenn.

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A Better Pipettor

Courtesy of BioDevices

BioDevices' PipetMaster

Bio Devices Inc. of Allston, Mass., has introduced the PipetMaster™, a one-step, vacuum-driven system for cell culture medium exchange. The PipetMaster permits removal of old media and replacement of new media with the use of one piece of equipment (traditional methods require two). The system reduces the risk of contamination and, according to company literature, reduces the...

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