Cell Disruptor, high capacity Microfluidizer

Microfluidics Model 110S

The  Microfluidizer disrupts (“breaks”) the cells of microorganisms by elevating the cell suspension to a high pressure and then allowing it to escape back to ambient pressure through a small orifice.

This device can conveniently process relatively large volumes of cell suspension (typically up to approximately 1 liter) because it operates in continuous flow mode, unlike the French Pressure Cell, which must be re-filled for every 35mL of suspension.

Since the Microfluidizer does not always shear the DNA released when cells break, it is recommended to add DNAase (and Mg2+) prior to processing to avoid high viscosity conditions.

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Personnel Time $63 $104 $207 $187

Valid through July 31, 2022. Rates are hourly unless specified otherwise and are subject to change without further notice.

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