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Nucleic Acid Preparation / PCR Workflow / Detection & Quantification / Cold Storage Solutions / Sample Preparation / Vaccine & Biotherapeutic Production

We have compiled an easy reference guide for Molecular Biologists on how we can assist you to speed up your testing, protect sample integrity, perform repeatable diagnostics and advance research.

Together with our partners, this collection of performance-tested and reliable technologies and products combined with collaborative customer-focused service is sure to support and drive your success. Contact us now to discuss your specific requirements.

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Nucleic Acid Preparation


The VWR range of bead mills offer effective sample homogenisation and disruption. From easy to difficult samples, be sure that our bead mills will do the job. Get repeatable, uniform and consistent results in no time.

Nucleic Acid Extraction Kits

Gene-Vantage partnered with Labotec to provide the highest quality nucleic acid extraction kits for a wide variety of sample types. With two ranges available 1) Isobind and 2) Amplimax; Gene Vantage covers both silica spin column and magnetic bead-based extraction kits for manual and automated workflows.

Set the bar for excellence and superior performance while guarding your valued research with Gene Vantage’s range of PCR reagents and consumables.

Plastics for Extractions

Set the bar for excellence and superior performance while guarding your valued research with Gene Vantage’s range of plasticware. This range includes filter tips, deep-well plates as well as automation tips.

PCR Workflow

Thermal cyclers

Need an easy-to-use, fast and robust thermal cycler? Then the VWR XT96 range is for you. The XT family PCR thermal cyclers combine industry- and customer-inspired innovation housed in a robust, low noise design that fits on virtually any benchtop.


PCR Workstations

Captair Bio Smart  PCR Workstations for complete protection of your RNA and DNA amplifications when performing any PCR work. (When working with a patients’ sample use a BSC Class II/III).

Reagents and Consumables

The VWR range of PCR reagents and consumables promises high quality, cost effective items. Whether you require PCR plates; film; tubes; racks or enzymes – we are your one stop shop.

Detection and Quantitation

Gel electrophoresis

VWR offers a variety of gel electrophoresis systems that promise a high quality and superior performance. With sensible and well-designed features, this range will surely become an essential part of your lab.


Gel documentation

Choose from the cost-effective VWR Basic system to the most advanced VWR Imager CHEMI Premium for fluorescence and chemiluminescent imaging. The range includes models adapted to many different applications so you can choose the best solution for your work.
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Reagents and Consumables

The VWR range of electrophoresis reagents and consumables offer all you need to separate or transfer, stain and analyze your samples to make running and analysing your gels a breeze.

Cold Storage Solutions

Refrigerators 2-8 °C

Thermo Scientific™ TSX Series high-performance under-counter lab refrigerators support sample protection and sustainability objectives for the storage of vaccines, pharmaceutical and other research and medical products.


Freezer -20, -30, -40°C

Thermo Scientific™ TSX Series high-performance auto defrost freezers are designed with features that support sample protection and sustainability objectives for the storage of clinical and vaccine storage requiring -20 to -40°C.


Ultra-low Freezers -80°C

Thermo Scientific™ Forma™ FDE Series ultra-low temperature freezers, powered by H-drive feature four upright models, maximizing storage capacity from 30,000 up to 60,000 2 mL vials. The FDE series is a sustainable and reliable solution with ultimate sample security and operational savings.


Safe Transport & Storage: PDF data loggers

Easy-to-use data loggers with USB plug are the safe and optimal solution for the monitoring of vaccines and remedies during transport and storage!

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Labocool Glass Door Fridges

The Labotec Labocool fridges have an operating range from +2 to 8°C. Ideal for general storage, reagents and kits and more.


Forma Cryomed Control Rate Freezer

The CryoMed 2.0 controlled-rate freezer (CRF) is ideal for customers in research, cell and gene therapy, vaccine production, and biobanking that need repeatable freezing capabilities at a controlled rate.

Sample Preparation

Automated PCR Pipetting

Setting up a qPCR is a tedious process consisting of multiple pipetting steps. One challenging task is reformatting from microcentrifuge tubes into a 384 well plate, which is time consuming. Read this article on how you can do this efficiently or read about the smart pooling approach to minimize the number of samples that have to be confirmatory tested

Water Purification Systems

Elga Quest is the only purifier on the market that dispenses all three types of science-ready water (Type I, II & III) from a compact, economical and easy-to-use system using a tap water input. Have a look at their full range of water systems here.


Local General Lab Equipment

For all your basic lab essentials, Labotec Eco Range covers heating, cooling, mixing, stirring, shaking and other general lab items.


The Evolve Pipettes

Quick set dials and best-in-class tips ensure pipetting tasks get completed quickly and accurately with the INTEGRA Evolve manual pipettes.

VOYAGER Adjustable Tip

Discover the advantages of setting up a genotyping assay or sample screening with the VOYAGER adjustable tip spacing pipette by reading this article

Viaflo 96/384

Watch this video to learn how the VIAFLO 96/384 electronic pipette can supercharge your throughput for viral nucleic acid extraction and PCR set-up in 96 or 384 well plates, without requiring long training and set-up times.

Thermo CO2 Incubators

The Thermo Scientific™ FORMA 160i CO2 incubator with the Thermo Scientific™ Cell Locker™ system is an innovative solution of removable, protected chambers designed for improved culturing efficiency and security for sensitive cultures.

Hettich Micro Centrifuge

The Hettich Micro 185 is powerful at the micro level, has a maintenance free motor, achieves high RCF values and maintains steady temperature control for best sample results.

Fitsch Ball Mill

Small Quantity Ball Mill Fine Grinding

The Fritch P23 Ball mill is the smallest mill capable of achieving the finest particle sizes.  For fast batch-wise grinding of medium-hard to hard samples, dry or wet grinding, and homogenization from samples sizes of 0.01 ml to 5ml.

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Orion Benchtop Meter

The Thermo Scientific Orion Versa Star Pro™ Benchtop Meter with pH Module will meet your most challenging applications for pH, mV, ORP and temperature where strict compliance with 21 CFR part 11, user admin or USP 791 is required.


DOSE IT Peristaltic Pump

Complete your MPN test as fast as lightning with the DOSE IT peristaltic pump for Rapid and precise dilutions


Reagent Reservoir with 12 Compartments

This new multichannel reservoir is especially useful for serial dilutions and transferring 8 or 12 different samples simultaneously into a 96 well plate. INTEGRA SureFlo™ anti-sealing array on the bottom of each well prevents pipette tip seal off and spreads liquid evenly, offering even lower dead volumes!


Single-use Bioprocessing Systems

ThermoFisher Scientific partnered with Labotec to provide industry-leading bioprocess equipment and automation, and accompanying services and support which is focussed on innovative single-use technologies. You can now easily configure and standardize processes that employ Thermo Scientific Single-Use Bioreactors (S.U.B.s), Single-Use Fermentors (S.U.F.s), Single-Use Mixers (S.U.M.s) and BioProcess Containers (BPCs), amongst others. We offer easy integration and customization across upstream and downstream bioprocessing workflows.


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HyPerforma DynaDrive S.U.B.- Novel design and features to accommodate modern cell culture processes

The HyPerforma DynaDrive is a single-use bioreactor with novel design and features to accommodate modern cell culture processes.


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Next level innovation in Single-use bioreactors

Growth and scale-up of HEK293F derivatives in HyPerforma DynaDrive Single-Use Bioreactors


Scale-up of microbial fermentation using recombinant E. coli in HyPerforma 30 L and 300 L Single-Use Fermentor


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Gibco Cell culture

Trusted by customers worldwide as a result of its high quality, reliability, traceability, and award-winning support, our Gibco range can support your processes. Offerings include CHO media; Peptones; various media formats; high performance feeds and supplements as well as customizations of your own media.


Chromatography and Purification Solutions

ThermoFisher Scientific’s range of purification products and solutions provide high purity biomolecules. We simplify your purification workflow with a unique set of chromatography resins, pre-packed columns and services.


Thermo Bioprocessing Learning Centre

Thermo Fisher Scientific brings decades of bioprocessing experience and knowledge. Access their learning centre below to drive your success.