Turner Designs' Picofluor portable fluorometer
The Picofluor is a lightweight, handheld fluorometer, configurable for many fluorescence probes. Small in size but big in utility, Picofluor provides UV or visible light sources with two preconfigured channels for different fluorescent signals. The instrument accommodates 10x10 mm plastic cuvettes as well as a Minicell (75-250 µl) adapter for smaller volumes. Picofluor can measure fluorescent probes such as Molecular Probes' NanoOrange® (protein), PicoGreen® (double-stranded DNA), and RiboGreen® (RNA); it can also excite UV fluorophores and detect Hoechst 33258 staining of DNA for template quantification. The unit can...
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