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LABOTEC SUMMER EDITION BULLETIN IS HERE

With the warm summer breeze and lingering scent of blossoms in the air, it seemed apt to release the Summer edition of the Labotec Bulletin. This 12-page news magazine covers a spectrum of stories about what laboratories are up to in South Africa, interesting news on local science exploits, new laboratory products just released that […]

LEGACIES AND NEW BEGINNINGS – WELCOME BATSWADI

Article by : Christopher Whitfield, CEO Batswadi/Labotec Group (pictured on RHS). On the left is Dr Poloko Leotlela (Labotec Director) and Stefan Harth (former Labotec CEO) We are delighted to welcome Labotec to the Batswadi Group of Companies. For over twelve years Batswadi has focused on increasing Africa’s access to cutting edge technologies and innovations […]

LARGEST ZEBRAFISH BIOASSAY FACILITY IN AFRICA GAINS GROUND

BY DEBBIE SHAW The tiny Danio rerio, commonly known as Zebrafish, is securing momentous interest in scientific research as a useful model organism for multiple studies from gene function to vertebra developement. In mid-2017, the largest Zebrafish facility in Africa, and second largest in the southern hemisphere was officially installed at North-West University (NWU). The […]

DUAL FLASH & PREPARATIVE HPLC CAPABILITY FOR EASY SEPARATION AND PURIFICATION WITH BUCHI REVELERIS PREP SYSTEM

The Buchi Reveleris® PREP chromatography system is advanced and powerful enough to enable the chemist to see previously missed components and impurities. This system will also provide maximum purity and recovery of target compounds in the minimal amount of time. In addition, the system can help to reduce solvent and waste cost and improve target […]

NEW BREAKTHROUGH CELL CULTURE LOCKER SYSTEM SEGREGATES CELLS FOR SIMULTANEOUS GROWTH

Cell culture laboratories working with sensitive cell types can now benefit from a patented new technology, developed to revolutionize cell culture management and ensure optimal sample security across gene therapy, cell therapy and regenerative medicine applications development. Enabling the segregation of sensitive cells into individual, removable and protected chambers within the same incubator, the Thermo […]

FIVE NEW THERMO SCIENTIFIC BENCHTOP PATHOLOGY/HISTOLOGY APPLIANCES

EXCESS WAX TRIMMER FOR CASSETTES Efficiently remove excess wax from the outside of cassettes with no risk of damage to printed text or barcodes and with improved safety for laboratory staff with the Thermo Scientific™ ParaTrimmer™. Features • Built-in waste wax collection system • Neutral slope to satisfy both left- and right-handed users • Miniature […]

TEST WHATEVER YOU LIKE WITH CLIMATE TEST CHAMBERS FROM WEISSTECHNIK

Seasonal differences, different climatic zones – your products must be able to withstand a variety of temperatures during manufacturing, transport, storage and use. The Climate Test Chambers ClimeEvent from Weisstechnik® available from Labotec, will help you to test the influence of temperature and humidity on the properties, function and lifespan of your products. Reproducible, certified […]

NEW THERMO STERI-CYCLE SERIES CO2 INCUBATORS FOR YOUR NEXT BREAKTHROUGH

Thermo Scientific has launched two new CO2 incubators called Steri-Cycle for sensitive cultures like stem and primary cells, which is exclusively available from their local agents Labotec. New technologies that can be found in the design to enable better cell growth conditions include the THRIVE active airflow for homogenous growth conditions, a proven ISO5 HEPA […]

CLEAR ADVANTAGE RESERVOIRS

INTEGRA offers innovative 10 ml, 25 ml and 100 ml multichannel reagent reservoirs and 150 ml and 300 ml automation friendly reagent reservoirs. Both styles of Clear Advantage™ reservoirs are designed to nest inside each other, making it possible to get twice as many reservoirs in half the space, when compared to other products on […]

AUTOMATE ACID/BASE TITRATIONS WITH THE NEW ORION STAR TITRATOR SERIES

Potentiometric titrators giving accurate pH titrations with easily reportable results The New Thermo Scientific™ Orion Star™ T910 pH automated titrator is modern, simplified and designed to make performing titrations easier, more reliable, more reproducible and faster than manual titrations. The Orion Star T910 combines Thermo Scientific’s core electrochemistry technology with a state-of-the-art reagent dispensing system […]