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Molecular Devices, LLC

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Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

SpectraMax® iD5 Microplate Reader is embedded with SoftMax® Pro 7 software.

Oct 17, 2017

SpectraMax® iD5 Multi-Mode Microplate Reader offers built-in absorbance, fluorescence, luminescence, time-resolved fluorescence and tunable fluorescence polarization read modes. Unit comes with optimized reagents, acquisition and analysis tool. Product enables user to capture flash assays and features automatic filter identification and western blot detection. This five-mode microplate reader... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Potassium Ion Channel Assay Kit eliminates wash steps.

Feb 13, 2015

Optimizing assay window width via thallium-sensitive indicator dye and masking agent, FLIPR® Potassium Assay Kit can be used measure ligand- and voltage-gated potassium channel activity – even those with low conductance or low expression levels. Proprietary masking agent reduces background fluorescence and enhances SNR, while no-wash format simplifies automation using 96-, 384-, and... Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Low-Noise DAQ System/Digitizer uses noise-cancelling technology.

Nov 25, 2014

Digidata® 1550A is intended for analog-to-digital conversion of biological signals measured in electrophysiology experiments. Included adaptive noise cancellation technology, HumSilencer™, provides single-click elimination of 50 and 60 Hz line-frequency noise that can impair analysis of biological signals. It identifies local line-frequency noise and suppresses extraneous noise amplitude up... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Cell Integrity Kit offers homogenous based assay solution.

Apr 10, 2014

Based on 2 nuclear dyes, EarlyTox™ Kit provides fluorescence-based assay for detecting changes in cell viability based on permeability of outer cell membranes. EarlyTox Live Red Dye is cell permeable and marks live and dead cells, while EarlyTox Dead Green Dye is cell impermeable and stains only cells with damaged outer membranes. With mix-and-read procedure, cells are incubated with reagents... Read More


Imaging Module Creation Software employs visual workflow.

Dec 06, 2011

Via included Custom Measurement feature, MetaMorph® NX v2.0 enables anyone to create customized, reusable, and distributable image processing and analysis modules in integrated but specialized workspace. Built-in visual workflow provides guided, assistance for improving image quality, extracting features, and configuring measurements in organized sequence. Revisions to any step are immediately... Read More


Electrophysiology Software offers data management capabilities.

Nov 29, 2011

IonWorks® Barracuda Software v2.0, for IonWorks Barracuda Automated Electrophysiology System, provides ability to review and modify data on-the-fly in assay development mode, collect 600,000+ data points per sweep, and perform up to 200 sweeps. Multiple protocol mode lets users chain together protocols with different sampling frequencies, voltage profiles, or compound addition parameters and... Read More


Data Acquisition Software supports microplate instrumentation.

Nov 08, 2011

SoftMax® Pro 6 Microplate Data and Analysis Software provides variety of data analysis features such as 3-D graphing, plate cloning, side-by-side comparison view, and Syntax Helper. All-inclusive reporting function, offering live mini-graphs and tables, image display, and layout flexibility, removes need to copy and paste graphs or tables into text formatted documents. Software targets... Read More


Dataset Imaging Software enables viewing in four dimensions.

Oct 24, 2011

Fully and seamlessly integrating into MetaMorph® NX Software UI, 4D Viewer module transforms images into interactive display. Unique perspective of images lets researchers examine datasets in three dimensions as well as fourth dimension, which shows how dataset changes over time. By combining volumetric and isosurface displays of channels with configurable levels of transparency, intensity... Read More

Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment, Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Vision Systems

High-Content Screening System maximizes data points per image.

Sep 21, 2011

Incorporating state-of-the-art detector and illumination technologies, ImageXpress® Micro XL System can capture cellular resolution images using single-field that encompasses one 384 well. This wide field-of-view minimizes need to tile when capturing sizeable objects that span across sample. Along with 10,000+ hr light source, system comes with MetaXpress® 4 Software that allows acquisition... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Microplate Reader offers wavelength flexibility.

Sep 13, 2011

Benefiting both research and screening markets, SpectraMax® Paradigm® Multi-Mode Microplate Detection Platform with TUNE cartridge provides monochromator-like wavelength flexibility without compromising sensitivity. System is built with on-the-fly detection, plate format of up to 1,536 wells, and dual PMTs. Spectral Optimization Wizard in SoftMax® Pro software minimizes assay set up time... Read More


Bioresearch Imaging Software streamlines acquisition and workflow.

Dec 10, 2010

Intended for bioresearch industry, MetaMorph® NX streamlines imaging workflow via optimized acquisition capabilities, hardware support, and user-centered interface. Single-click access to features as well as integrated hardware setup and synchronized, unobstructed views of data streamline imaging process. With Dataset View feature, users can display and analyze large amounts of data in one... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Multi-Mode Microplate Readers suit bioanalytical applications.

Sep 21, 2010

User-upgradeable multi-mode SpectraMax® Paradigm® Platform with AlphaScreen and HTRF detection modes is compatible with 1536-well microplates. It includes 12 instrument slots for inserting from over 20 detection cartridges, which can be changed in less than 2 min. Filter-based FilterMax F Series Platform is available in F3 model with absorbance, fluorescence, and luminescence detection... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Microplate Luminometer measures flash and glow assays.

Jan 16, 2007

Suited for life sciences research and diagnostic assays, SpectraMax® L features injection module that enables dual injection in 96- and 384-well microplates. For multi-user laboratories, unit contains AutoWash(TM) automated injector maintenance routine. SoftMax® Pro software provides data analysis for more than 120 assay protocols, while SoftMax® Pro GxP delivers data acquisition,... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Material Handling & Storage

Benchtop Reader handles kinetic cell-based assays.

Oct 10, 2006

Based on SpectraMax® M5 multi-detection system, FlexStation® 3 uses 8- or 16-channel pipettor head to transfer reagents from 96 or 384 distinct wells of source plate to read plate, simultaneously. It addresses wide variety of assays that require liquid handling, including fast kinetic assays such as calcium mobilization or dual luciferase reporter gene, as well as traditional endpoint or... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Microplate Handling System processes 50 plates/batch.

Oct 10, 2006

Intended for SpectraMax Microplate Readers, StaxMax System fits in tight benchtop environments and enables researchers to run batches of microplates. It operates from within SoftMax® pro data analysis software, allowing researchers to have access to more than 120 assay protocols with complete data analysis in FDA 21 CFR Part 11 compliant environment. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

No-Wash Calcium Flux Assay is designed for GPCR screening.

Aug 15, 2006

Using homogenous mix-and-read, no-wash protocols, FLIPR Calcium 4 Assay Kit provides screening technique for GPCRs in pharmaceutical drug discovery. It includes masking technology and detects intracellular calcium flux from different cell types and receptors. Kits offer different formulations to address broad range of targets, including chemokines, small peptides, and transient, endogenous, and... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Tunable Microplate Reader is certified to run HTRF assays.

May 05, 2006

With monochromator-based, multi-detection SpectraMax® M5e, users can choose any wavelength from 250-850 nm and select best-suited parameters for assays using instrument setup options. Endpoint, kinetic, spectrum, multi-wavelength, and well-area scanning reading methods can be used to run cell viability and proliferation, kinase, reporter gene, ELISA, nucleic acid and protein quantification,... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

TR-FRET Detection System is antibody independent.

Feb 23, 2006

Stable for greater than 24 hours, IMAP® Detection System offers fluorescence polarization and time resolved fluorescence resonance energy transfer detection, allowing researchers to select between methods without changing technologies. With no antibodies, tedious search for compatible antibody is eliminated. Binding systems, Substrate Finder Plates, validated substrates, and 2 detection modes... Read More

Vision Systems

Confocal Imager uses 4 configurable solid-state lasers.

Feb 23, 2006

ImageXpressULTRA(TM) point scanning confocal imager, offered as bench-top unit, is available with robotic plate handling option for automated, high-throughput, image-based screening. While controlled by MetaXpress(TM) Acquisition software, product integrates into AcuityXpress(TM) modular image analysis and cellular Informatics software, which provides data mining and management tools as well as... Read More


Software provides data acquisition and analysis.

Feb 15, 2006

Designed for microplate readers, SoftMax Pro 5 provides 5-parameter logistic curve fit and parallel line analysis graphing functions to allow user to compare and QC sample standards. To streamline development of assays, users can select from 120 pre-developed assay protocols. For users that must comply with FDA 21 CFR Part 11, SoftMax Pro 5 GxP edition includes network-linked user management... Read More

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