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Microplate Reader

Microplate Reader

Introducing our state-of-the-art Microplate Reader, designed to provide accurate and reliable readings for a wide range of medical applications. With its high-performance optics and advanced detection technology, this microplate reader is capable of measuring absorbance, fluorescence, and luminescence with precision and speed. Its user-friendly interface and customizable software make it easy to set up experiments and analyze data, while its compact design saves valuable space in the laboratory. Whether you're conducting cell proliferation assays, ELISA tests, or nucleic acid quantification, our Microplate Reader is the perfect tool for any medical research or diagnostic laboratory. Trust in our Microplate Reader to deliver consistent and reproducible results for all your microplate-based assays.
  • Applications

    • Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA): Microplate readers are extensively used in ELISA assays to quantify the presence of specific proteins, antigens, antibodies, or hormones in biological samples. The reader measures the absorbance of the colored product formed by the enzymatic reaction, providing quantitative data on the concentration of the target molecule.
    • Cell proliferation and viability assays: Microplate readers equipped with fluorescence or luminescence detection capabilities are employed in cell proliferation and viability assays. These assays utilize fluorescent or luminescent dyes to measure parameters such as cell viability, cytotoxicity, apoptosis, or cell proliferation rates.
    • Gene expression analysis: Microplate readers are utilized in gene expression analysis techniques such as reporter gene assays. These assays involve the measurement of reporter gene activity, typically using luminescent or fluorescent substrates, to assess the expression levels of specific genes under different experimental conditions.
    • Drug screening and pharmacological assays: Microplate readers are crucial in drug screening assays to evaluate the efficacy and toxicity of potential drug candidates. These assays measure various parameters such as enzyme activity, receptor-ligand interactions, or cell signaling pathways using fluorescent, luminescent, or absorbance-based detection methods.
    • Protein-protein interactions and binding studies: Microplate readers are employed in protein-protein interaction assays and binding studies. Techniques like fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET) or AlphaScreen utilize microplate readers to measure the interaction between biomolecules through changes in fluorescence or luminescence signals.
    • Microbial growth assays: Microplate readers equipped with optical density (OD) measurements are utilized in microbial growth assays to monitor the growth kinetics of microorganisms. The OD readings obtained from multiple wells over time provide valuable information on microbial growth rates, doubling times, and responses to various growth conditions or antimicrobial agents.
    • Reporter assays for signal transduction studies: Microplate readers are used in reporter gene assays to investigate signal transduction pathways and cellular responses to stimuli. These assays measure the activity of reporter genes, such as luciferase or β-galactosidase, which are under the control of specific regulatory elements responsive to signaling events.
    • Immunoassays for cytokine detection: Microplate readers are employed in immunoassays to detect and quantify cytokines, chemokines, and other soluble immune mediators. These assays, such as cytokine ELISAs or multiplex bead-based assays, enable the measurement of cytokine concentrations in biological samples, providing insights into immune responses and inflammatory processes.
  • Specifications

    Attribute

    Description

    Technology

    Absorbance

    Wavelength range (nm)

    340–850

    Wavelength selection

    Filters

    Plate format

    96 wells

    (384 wells optional)

    Incubation

    Optional

    Shaking

    Yes

    User interface

    Color LCD or PC

    Robot compatibility

    Yes

    21 CFR Part 11

    Yes, with SkanIt™ Software for Microplate Readers, Drug Discovery Edition

  • Features

    • SkanIt software: SkanIt software can be used to control the Multiskan FC and supports optimal use of the instrument’s features with a visual workflow, easy data analysis, and exporting capabilities.
    • Broad wavelength range: Wavelength range of 340–850 nm for a wide variety of applications such as ELISA immunoassays, protein quantification, endotoxin, cytotoxicity and proliferation assays, enzyme assays and growth curves.

    • Preinstalled filters: Comes equipped with an eight-position filter wheel with three standard filters, 405 nm, 450 nm and 620 nm. Easy-to install additional filters are available for order.

    • Proven performance and reliable results: Built in self-diagnostics, IQ/OQ and verification tools make this instrument reliable and trustworthy.

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