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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 […]

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LABOTEC ANNUAL POTJIE COMPETITION

Labotec held their annual company potjie competition in September to welcome spring, life, good food and build team camaraderie among the various departments at their Midrand headquarters. The weather looked good at 28°C and was bright and sunny at midday when the judging began, which emulated the mood of the participants. Everyone played their part […]

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LABOTEC TEAMBUILDING & THE ART OF PASTA MAKING

BY DEBBIE SHAW For the first time, Labotec staff joined the employees from Batswadi Group, their new holding company in an Italian themed teambuilding day focussed on learning to make pasta at the world acclaimed Prue Leith Chefs Academy situated in Centurion. While the winter misty morning gave way to warm sunshine, the staff were […]

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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 […]

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SEPARATION & PURIFICATION WORKSHOP WITH BUCHI

Labotec, in partnership with Buchi, Switzerland recently presented a workshop for laboratories specialising in food, pharma and chemistry on how to easily separate, identify and quantify sample compounds. The workshop proved popular with full attendance in all three locations; Midrand, Cape Town and Durban where it was held. The two presenters; Gerhard Schonenberger from Buchi […]

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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 […]

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ELGA PURELAB HELPS STANDARDIZE ANTIBIOTIC SUSCEPTIBILITY TESTING

– BY DR ALISON HALLIDAY Using Ultrapure Water in Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing A new study makes recommendations for combining two different methods to test bacterial susceptibility to antibiotics, which could help improve reproducibility between laboratories and provide more clinically relevant information for treating infections. Every day, thousands of experimental and diagnostic laboratories around the world […]