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FrameStar® 384 Well Plates
Round 96 Deep Well Storage Plates for use with Magnetic Separators
Cryotubes and Cryoracks
Low Binding Products
1 ml round wells, V shaped bases, clear polypropylene, now also available as Low Binding plate with ultra-low DNA binding properties
Available in the following colours
These 96 deep well storage microplates are especially designed for use with magnetic separators for bead separation protocols. Due to the special shape of the stacking ribs, the plate sits much lower on the magnetic separator than standard round well plates thus facilitating the speed and efficiency of the separation process.
The plates are ultra-flat for a completely uniform seal; sealing possible with either adhesive or heat seals.
Manufactured in our ISO class 7&8 cleanroom facilities, the plates are certified free of RNase, DNase, human genomic DNA and endotoxins. We use only the highest medical grade virgin polypropylene with high resistance against chemicals such as DMSO, phenol, and chloroform.
4ti-0125 (left) shows improved fit on a magnetic separation plate for faster and more efficient separation compared to a standard 96 round well plate (right)
Polypropylene (PP) is the best plastic material for PCR tubes as it is chemically inert, resistant to solvents, and well suited for injection moulding - allowing for production of thin-walled tubes for optimum PCR results.
DNA has been shown to bind to PP tubes especially at high ionic strength, despite the very hydrophobic nature of this material. Different PP polymers are used for the production of PCR consumables and as they differ in their characteristics including surface charges, they consequently bind DNA in varying amounts.
DNA binding to PP surfaces has typically only been an issue for reaction tubes and storage vessels but not for PCR/qPCR tubes. DNA sticking to tube walls is either released during denaturation steps and/or remains accessible for amplification.
Nevertheless, due to a progressing volume miniaturisation and with new technologies such as Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), PCR/qPCR tubes are more and more also recommended for other applications which may require ultra-low DNA binding.
Plates of this design with ultra-low DNA binding properties are now available to order under the product code 4ti-LB0125.Read more about our low binding products here »
This plate is available with linear Code 128-format barcodes to aid identification and traceability for your samples. To order your plates with barcodes, simply add /SBC to the end of the ordering code for Standard Single Barcoding, /DBC for Standard Double Barcoding, /TBC for Standard Triple Barcoding, or /QBC for Standard Quadruple Barcoding (see Barcoding for more details).
Plates can be sterilised on request, please contact us for further information and pricing.
96 Deep Well Storage Microplate, for use with magnetic separators, 1ml round wells, V shaped bases, clear polypropylene
96 Deep Well Storage Microplate, for use with magnetic separators, 1ml round wells, V shaped bases, clear polypropylene, Low Binding
Silicone Sealing Cap Mat, clear, with 96 round caps, for use with 4ti-0125 only
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