Featured Products August 2006

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Featured products from the spectroscopy industry.

DNA analysis accessory

Thermo Electron's nanoCell accessory is designed for use with the company's UV-vis spectrophotometers. According to the company, the accessory features submicroliter analysis capabilities for DNA and protein analysis using minute sample volumes. The cuvette-shaped accessory offers interchangeable 1- and 0.2-mm measurement pathlengths and fits into a standard 1-cm cuvette holder for small-volume measurements. Applications include wavelength scanning, multiple fixed wavelength measurements, and kinetics reaction assays. Thermo Electron, Waltham, MA;


PDA spectrophotometer
The U-0080D photodiode array spectrophotometer from Hitachi is designed for biotechnology laboratories. It features standard DNA?RNA analysis software. According to the company, the instrument can scan the entire wavelength range in 0.05 s and can analyze trace amounts as low as 1 µL. Hitachi High Technologies America, San Jose, CA; www.hitachi-hta.com