Labnet’s Gradient Thermal Cyclers and Shakers from Appleton Woods
News Mar 10, 2008
Appleton Woods Ltd. has entered the fifth year of its exclusive agreement with Labnet International, Inc., for the UK distribution of Labnet’s gradient thermal cyclers and platform shakers.
Labnet’s new Multigene™ Gradient thermal cycler offers gradient technology in a compact, lightweight unit. The Multigene Gradient is simple to programme and can operate with a uniform temperature across the block, or a gradient with up to 12 temperatures in one run. Appleton Woods also supplies a wide range of PCR plasticware that is perfectly suited for use with the Labnet Multigene Gradient thermal cycler.
The Labnet Orbit™ range of platform shakers provides a variety of options to shake or vortex tubes and plates. Multipurpose versions with interchangeable platforms to accommodate bottles, flasks and tube racks are also available.
According to Company the VorTemp™ range can simultaneously shake and incubate samples while the Orbit LS low speed shaker is ideal for washing fragile gels. A variety of Labnet instruments are also available for rocking, reciprocal shaking and 3D shaking.
In treating inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), physicians can have a hard time telling which newly diagnosed patients have a high risk of severe inflammation or what therapies will be most effective. Now researchers report finding an epigenetic signature in patient cells that appears to predict inflammation risk in a serious type of IBD called Crohn’s disease.