Navigation Links
FLUOstar OPTIMA Multifunction Microplate Reader from BMG LABTECH

ProductsFLUOstar OPTIMA Multifunction Microplate Reader from BMG LABTECH
Company BMG LABTECH
Item FLUOstar OPTIMA Multifunction Microplate Reader
Price 
Description The FLUOstar OPTIMA is a fully automated microplate based multi-detection reader built for life science labs in academia and industry. The FLUOstar incorporates four different measurement principles:
  • Fluorescence Intensity including FRET and multilabel applications
  • Time-Resolved Fluorescence including DELFIATM
  • High-Performance Luminescence (flash and glow) dedicated luminescence circuit
  • Absorbance UV/Vis with 1 cm path length correction
It is designed for the widest possible range of non-radioactive labeled applications:
  • Ca2+ measurements (e.g. Ca2+ Flux with Fura-2, Indo-1, or FLUO 3/4)
  • Enzyme activity
  • FRET / BRET assays
  • Cell toxicity, proliferation and viability
  • Protein and nucleic acid quantitation (Bradford, Lowry, DNA, 260 nm / 280 nm)
  • ATP quantification
  • Immunoassays, ELISAs
  • Luciferase, dual luciferase, BRET with simultaneous dual emission detection, DLReady certified
  • ORAC and ABEL antioxidant assays
And many more assays (see applications site)

By integrating a high intensity xenon flash lamp with sophisticated light guide technology the FLUOstar OPTIMA can cover the wavelength range from 230 to 900 nm for excitation or emission. The FLUOstar OPTIMA can read all plate formats from 6- up to 384-well plates in all four measurement modes, and 1536-well plate reading is possible in both fluorescence and time-resolved fluorescence mode. A QuickStart mode allows novice users to read plates with just 3 clicks, and impressive well-scanning software allows cell-based assays to be performed with ease.

Incubation
Temperature-regulated heating plates above and below the entire plate movement area provide uniform incubation up to 45C and is standard on all OPTIMA readers. The top incubation plate is at a slightly higher temperature than the bottom plate to eliminate or reduce condensation when lids or sealers are used. Optional is the 60C incubation for those with elevated temperature needs and is the highest available on any microplate reader.

On-board reagent injectors
The FLUOstar OPTIMA can be equipped with up to two syringe injectors. These injectors can be used in protocols to deliver agonists, substrates, enzymes - even cells to wells for advanced microplate assays. Within the control software, you can adjust injection speed and timing that is appropriate for the assay. Delivery volume is adjustable between 5-350 L in 0.5 L increments and is individually adjustable for each well allowing the user to produce dilution schemes, concentration ranges, etc. BMG LABTECH has been putting injectors into microplate readers since their inception and we design all of our readers with injection capability from the ground up so no bulky add on boxes beside or on top of the microplate reader.

Endpoint, slow, and fast kinetic measurements
Kinetic applications can be defined with interval times from 20 ms per read (50 points per second) to several hours allowing you to capture any kinetic event. You can capture a fast calcium signal that happens in a few seconds or measure bacterial growth over a period of days. In addition you can define kinetic windows that have variable data frequencies so you collect data at a high resolution in regions of interest, and slow down in areas of relatively little change.

Multi-color detection
The FLUOstar OPTIMA can be used to measure up to eight fluorophores/chromophores per well allowing you to perform 260 nm / 280 nm, SNPs, and other multichromatic assays easily. And, due to the fast filter switching, less than 0.6 s per switch, reads of FRET or BRET assays can be done extremely quickly.

Info BMG LABTECHBMG LABTECH
2415 Presidential Drive
Building 204, Suite 118
Durham, NC 27703


Call BMG LABTECH to buy products (US and Canada only; other locations use numbers below)
USA Canada 1-919-323-8911
Customer Service: 919-806-1735
Fax Number: 919-806-8526
Web Site: http://www.bmglabtech.com
NOTE: Price information is approximate list price and actual prices may vary.

Related biology products :

1. LUMIstar OPTIMA Microplate Reader from BMG LABTECH
2. Fujifilm LAS-3000 System Configured for Multifunctional Analysis from FUJIFILM Life Science
3. Bio-Stack Twister II Microplate Handler from BioTek Instruments
4. ELx50 Microplate Strip Washer from BioTek Instruments
5. Bio-Stack Microplate Stacker from BioTek Instruments
6. Precision XS Microplate Sample Processor from BioTek Instruments
7. Synergy HT Multi-Detection Microplate Reader from BioTek Instruments
8. NOVOstar Microplate Reader from BMG LABTECH
9. Corning 96 Well Eia/Ria Microplate,Flat Bottom,Med Binding,Non-Sterile,W/O Lid from Sigma-Aldrich
10. Model 1575 Immunowash Microplate Washer from Bio-Rad
11. BD Falcon 1536-well Black/Clear Microplates from BD Biosciences - Discovery Labware
... DNA Engine Dyad instrument is the most ... Featuring MJ's world-class thermal performance, the Dyad ... as well as point-and-click navigation via touch ... can be easily and economically expanded to ...
The strip cap tool is a used for properly seating 8- and 12-cap strips in microplates or strip tubes. A grooved channel on one side is designed to seat domed caps, while the flat edge on the opposite...
Experion Pro260 chips are the microfluidic chips used to perform protein analysis with the Experion automated electrophoresis system. Each chip has the capacity to run 10 protein samples. Supplied as...
...
Biology Products:
(Date:4/17/2017)... , April 17, 2017 NXT-ID, Inc. ... company, announces the filing of its 2016 Annual Report on Form ... Exchange Commission. ... Form 10-K is available in the Investor Relations section of the ... on the SEC,s website at http://www.sec.gov . 2016 ...
(Date:4/11/2017)... , April 11, 2017 Crossmatch®, a ... authentication solutions, today announced that it has been ... Research Projects Activity (IARPA) to develop next-generation Presentation ... "Innovation has been a driving force ... program will allow us to innovate and develop ...
(Date:4/11/2017)... 11, 2017 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ:   ... announces the appointment of independent Directors Mr. Robin D. ... Board of Directors, furthering the company,s corporate governance and expertise. ... Gino Pereira , ... forward to their guidance and benefiting from their considerable expertise ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:9/19/2017)... ... September 19, 2017 , ... ... of Financial Services (NYS DFS) cybersecurity regulations have transitioned into full ... insurance organizations operating in the state (“Covered Entities”) to conduct an annual, ...
(Date:9/18/2017)... ... September 18, 2017 , ... Transportable biomass conversion ... and torrefied wood is the topic of a September 27 webinar ... economic viability of transportable biomass conversion facilities for producing biochar, briquettes, and torrefied ...
(Date:9/18/2017)... MONTREAL , Sept. 18, 2017   Montrium , a ... announced an exciting new partnership with a groundbreaking non-profit research organization, ... ... for MDMA-assisted psychotherapy studies for PTSD ... FDA has recently granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to MDMA for the ...
(Date:9/17/2017)... ... September 17, 2017 , ... ... South Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (KMFDS) for an Investigational New ... the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). The study in Korea represents the ...
Breaking Biology Technology: