SequaStrip™ Tips from Embi Tec
Mention multipipette tips for sequencing gels to DNA sequencers and see their eyes light up. Embi Tec, a San Diego-based company, is introducing to the sequencing community a handy device for loading sequencing gels that can save time and significantly reduce the effort required. SequaStrip™ Tips are the first and only eight-strip tips specially designed for sequencing gels. The strips make light work of gel loading; with them, you can load 64 wells on a sequencing gel in less than five minutes.

Manufactured by Sorenson Bioscience (Salt Lake City, Utah) and using its patented tip design--flattened to fit between even the most closely spaced electrophoresis plates--this elegant strip incorporates the age-old Roman arch design to provide an inflexible structure, which keeps the tips straight and ensures proper loading of even the thinnest gel. The tips were made to fit the SequaPipette, a multichannel ultrapipette with...

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