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(2240-PEF) 5 mL Frosted Polyethylene Vial Set
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$515.55 $ 515.55 In stock Outside of USA & UK
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(2240-PEF) 5 mL Frosted Polyethylene Vial Set

Each vial set includes twenty-four 5 mL frosted polyethylene vials, each loaded with one (2155) 3/8 in (9.5 mm) steel grinding ball. The outer diameter measure 1/2 in x 2.08 in long (12.7 x 52.8 mm) The 24 vials are packaged in a foam vial holder within a sturdy polyethylene carrier that has the same footprint and height as a deep-well titer plate. Carrier fits Geno/Grinder clamp; used in pairs. Replacement vials and steel balls may be purchased separately.

To use, simply add the sample and solution (if desired) to each vial, screw on the vial cap, and place the entire carrier into the 2010 Geno/Grinder®. Run up to four vial sets at a time for high-throughput tissue homogenization and cell lysis. Sold as a case of 10 vial sets.

  • Features
  • Product Support
  • Makes sample preparation faster and easier.
  • Unique alternative to standard titer plates.
  • Each grinding vial has a volume of 5 mL and a working volume of 1.5 mL.
  • Grinding vials are extensively tested with various samples and shown to resist perforation by steel grinding balls.
  • Polyethylene is compatible with commonly used reagents such as TRIzol®.
  • Frosting on the outside of the vial facilitates vial labeling.
  • Grinding vials are compatible with 2663 Cryo-Block to preserve temperature sensitive samples during grinding.
  • Process 96 samples at a time by running four Vial Sets in the Geno/Grinder.


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