BioTek Instruments Features Microplate Technology Solutions at Analytica 2008

March 3, 2008

BioTek Instruments, Inc., will display their newest microplate technology solutions in Hall A3, Booth No. 330 during Analytica 2008, the 21st International Trade Fair for Instrumental Analysis, Laboratory Technology and Analytica Conference, April 1-4, 2008 at the New Munich Trade Fair Centre in Munich, Germany.

Patent-pending Synergy™ 4 Multi-Mode Microplate Reader with Hybrid Technology™ is the first in a class of new Hybrid Microplate Readers to combine filter-based and quadruple monochromator-based fluorescence detection technology in one instrument for unlimited flexibility in current and future microplate-based assays. The modular design of Synergy 4 allows detection of Fluorescence Intensity, Fluorescence Polarization, Time-Resolved Fluorescence, Luminescence, AlphaScreen® and UV-Visible Absorbance measurement techniques for enhanced versatility. Their PowerWave™ Microplate Spectrophotometer will also be demonstrated at the booth.

BioTek’s new liquid dispensing technology, the MicroFlo™ Select, is a compact all-in-one dispensing solution for volumes from 1 ìL to 10 mL, with unlimited choice in microplate and microtube style, dispense parameters, and cassette sizes and settings. BioTek’s Precision™ XS, Microplate Sample Processor will also be presented during the exhibition.

The popular ELx405™ washers, well-regarded for superior washing efficiency and flexibility, and Bio-Stack™ automation modules, for increased speed, flexibility and ease of operation will also be featured, along with the recently released ELx50 FMW, designed specifically for dispensing and washing filter bottom microplates.

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BioTek Instruments, Inc. is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of microplate instrumentation and software used to accelerate the drug discovery process, to advance discoveries in genomics and proteomics, and to aid in the advancement of life science research. BioTek’s world headquarters are located in Winooski, VT, USA, with a European Coordination Center in Bad Friedrichshall, Germany.

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