Bench Buys

Do a Good Turn Millipore's Steriflip Filter Unit Steriflip® Filter Units from Millipore of Bedford, Mass., eliminate loss of liquid sample from centrifuge tubes during filtration. The units are designed to work with standard 50 ml double-lead threaded centrifuge tubes and include a 0.22 µm Millipore Express™ membrane. Filtration involves simply attaching the unit to a sample-containing tube, flipping the tube/filtration unit over, and applying a vacuum. The unit can be used for

Aileen Constans
Sep 17, 2000

Do a Good Turn


Millipore's Steriflip Filter Unit
Steriflip® Filter Units from Millipore of Bedford, Mass., eliminate loss of liquid sample from centrifuge tubes during filtration. The units are designed to work with standard 50 ml double-lead threaded centrifuge tubes and include a 0.22 µm Millipore Express membrane. Filtration involves simply attaching the unit to a sample-containing tube, flipping the tube/filtration unit over, and applying a vacuum. The unit can be used for a variety of applications, including media and buffer preparation and sterilization of protein solutions. SteriFlip units are available in a 25-count pack for $95.

Millipore, (800) 645-5467, www.millipore.com

 

Pellet Painter

Novagen Inc. of Madison, Wis., offers the Pellet Paint Co-Precipitant for visualization of alcohol-precipitated DNA and RNA pellets. After precipitation, the resulting pellet is a vivid pink color and also fluoresces. The Pellet Paint Co-Precipitant helps researchers visualize nucleic acids from very dilute...

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