Purified Water for Mammalian & Bacterial Cell Culture

  Water for bacterial cell culture should be at least Type II quality, while the more sensitive mammalian cell culture requires Type I ultrapure water with high resistivity (> 18 MΩ.cm) and free from bacteria, endotoxins and other contaminants to avoid adversely affecting the culture. This is the conclusion to an application paper from ELGA […]


Labotec Establishes Preclinical Imaging Portfolio with MR Solutions

Labotec is proud to announce the commencement of their distributorship with MR SOLUTIONS, a world leader in the development of innovative preclinical imaging solutions. Based in the UK, MR SOLUTIONS are responsible for having developed and manufactured the world’s first range of commercial, superconducting, cryogen-free (no liquid helium or so called dry magnet), preclinical MRI […]

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Suitability of Inulin a Carrier for Spray-dried Green Honeybush Extracts Confirmed at ARC (Stellenbosch)

CAPTION : Prof. Dalene de Beer, Specialist Researcher (ARC) of the Plant Bioactives Group, Post-Harvest and Wine Technology Division, ARC Infruitec-Nietvoorbij with the Buchi Mini Spray Drier used for lab-scale spray-drying of extracts with various carriers to evaluate the retention of phenolic compounds during spray-drying honeybush tea. The South African honeybush tea, prepared from various […]

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Integra Evolve Manual Pipette – Set Volumes 10 x Faster

Available in single, eight and twelve channel formats, the Integra Biosciences new Evolve Manual Pipette Range covers a volume range of 0.2 – 5,000 µl. The ultra-lightweight, well balanced design of the EVOLVE enhances productivity and comfort even during prolonged pipetting sessions. Unlike traditional pipettes which utilize a single rotating plunger to set volumes, the […]

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Take Control of Patient Tissue Blocks : A Breakthrough In Tissue Block Management

Thermo Scientific Arcos Syntri Block Management System has been launched, offering a breakthrough in the way that tissue management is handled and managed. The system is designed to minimise any errors, increase productivity and keep the lab resources focused on more important matters than hand sorting or finding lost tissue blocks and thus saving thousands […]

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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 […]


Buchi Labortechnik AG Buys Flash Chromatography & ELSD Product Lines From Grace

BÜCHI Labortechnik AG, exclusively supported locally by Labotec, has entered into an agreement to buy the flash chromatography and ELSD product lines from Grace Discovery Sciences. The transaction has been approved by the board of directors of Grace and BUCHI and was closed with immediate effect. As such the Reveleris® Flash Chromatography Systems, GraceResolv™ and […]