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June 30, 2015 | Customer News

Fast liquid transfer down to picoliter levels with Tecan’s D300e

June 30, 2015

Fast liquid transfer down to picoliter levels with Tecan’s D300e

Tecan’s D300e Digital Dispenser

Männedorf, Switzerland, June 30, 2015 – Tecan has introduced the D300e Digital Dispenser* for applications that need faster, reliable dispensing down to picoliter volumes. This innovative, simple-to-use device is ideal for the creation of assay plates, and can cut set-up times from hours or days to just minutes. Users can choose between dispensing aqueous solutions in combination with a surfactant – for the investigation of proteins, antibodies, enzymes and nucleic acids – and DMSO, for small molecule studies, offering greater flexibility for life sciences workflows.

The system’s sophisticated yet simple software guides you through every operation, minimizing training times and problem-solving call-outs, and providing straightforward set-up of enzyme profiles, dose-response curves and synergy studies. Even the most complex experimental plate layouts – such as drug-drug interaction studies – can be quickly and easily generated, with optional randomization to reduce the impact of edge effects and increase data integrity. The D300e is compatible with a wide range of microplate formats from 12 to 1,536 wells, including deep-well plates and, for maximum flexibility, can even accommodate SBS-format tube racks.

To find out more about Tecan’s D300e Digital Dispenser, visit www.tecan.com/D300e

*For research use only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


For more information please contact

Tecan Trading AG
Antonietta Allocca
Seestrasse 103
CH-8708 Männedorf

Tel +41 (0)44 922 81 11
Fax +41 (0)44 922 81 12



About Tecan

Tecan (www.tecan.com) is a leading global provider of laboratory instruments and solutions in biopharmaceuticals, forensics and clinical diagnostics. The company specializes in the development, production and distribution of automated workflow solutions for laboratories in the life sciences sector. Its clients include pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, university research departments, and forensic and diagnostic laboratories. As an original equipment manufacturer (OEM), Tecan is also a leader in developing and manufacturing OEM instruments and components that are then distributed by partner companies. Founded in Switzerland in 1980, the company has manufacturing, research and development sites in both Europe and North America and maintains a sales and service network in 52 countries. In 2014, Tecan generated sales of CHF 400 million (USD 437 million; EUR 331 million). Registered shares of Tecan Group are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange (TECN; ISIN CH0012100191).