Life Sciences

Many life science applications can benefit from the use of specific transfer pipettes designed to make the task easier and more efficient.

Use of Pastettes in Life Science Applications

For cells in flasks and tubes, use large volume, long pipettes

Procedures Pastettes Non-Sterile Sterile Singles Sterile 10’s Sterile 20’s
Sub-culturing, Harvesting, Sampling 15, 50, 100ml tubes and flasksRemove supernatant and media from cell culturesWash cellsPost centrifugation/trypsinisation to remove cell layers 9 inch LW4050 LW4051 LW4052 LW4053
Jumbo LW4263 LW4264 LW4004 LW4266
5ml Graduated LW4728 LW4729
Standard LW4000 LW4003 LW4004 LW4002
Maxi LW4204 LW4205 LW4206
Mayday LW4141

 

Isolating cells – large aperture pipettes

Procedures Pastettes Non-Sterile Sterile Singles Sterile 10’s Sterile 20’s
Prevent cells from getting stripped / sheared when removed or transferredTriturate cellsIsolate Platelets from blood and wash Cell saver LW4691 LW4692 LW4693
Paddle LW4295

 

Technique Control, use narrow stem and fine tipped pipettes

Procedures Pastettes Non-Sterile Sterile Singles Sterile 10’s Sterile 20’s
Loading gelsPCR workAspiration of media/reagents/supernatant from microwell platesFeed hybridomas

Protein assays

Lipid extractions

Atomic absorption spectroscopy reagent preparation

Careful separation of supernatant in centrifuge tubes

Dropwise additions to culture plates

Extended Fine Tip LW4233 LW4238 LW4232
Standard Micro LW4020 LW4021 LW4023
Large Bulb Micro LW4252 LW4255

 

Eliminate steps, use large bulbed, narrow stemmed pipettes

Procedures Pastettes Non-Sterile Sterile Singles Sterile 10’s Sterile 20’s
Reaction chamberStorage ampoulePortable aliquotingPre-mix, collect, heat-seal, freeze, store, or incubate and dispense: Reagents, buffer solutions, Protozoa, nematode larvae, marine eggs, seeds, Anti-serum, urine Standard Micro LW4020 LW4021 LW4023
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