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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 […]

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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 […]