Handheld Fluorometer
The picofluor is a lightweight handheld instrument configured for many of the fluorescent probes used for nucleic acid and protein quantitation.
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Features of the Picofluor

  • Small hand held unit - rugged construction.
  • Inexpensive.
  • Easy to use - no special training needed.
  • Two dedicated optical channels - measure two different fluorophores in the same assay.
  • Four decade dynamic range
  • Includes serial interface
  • Internal data logging option for up to 1000 data points
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Handheld Fluorometer
The Turner Designs Picofluor is a lightweight handheld instrument suitable for many of the fluorescent probes commonly used in acid and protein quantitation. While small in size, performance has not been compromised. The fluorometer has two dedicated channels that can quickly analyze your samples for two different fluorescent signals.

Applications
Antibiotic sensitivity, bacterial viability, cell proliferation, DNA, ds and ss fluorescent proteins, histamine, phosphatase detection, protease activity, protein quantitation, reporter gene studies, RNA.

Specifications
Dynamic Range 4 orders of magnitude
Detector Photodiode
Calibration single point and blank
Warm up time 5 seconds
Power supply 4 x AAA batteries
Battery life > 1000 readings, auto power down 5 minutes
Alarms Battery low, circuit failure, high blank
Cuvette 10 mm x 10 mm plastic cuvette: small volume mini cell
Data Logging stores 1000 readings
Serial interface included
Discrete sample readings Average over 5 seconds
Dimensions 7.25" x 3.5" x 1.75" (18.4 cm x 8.9 cm x 4.45 cm)
Weight 0.4 kg ( 14 ozs )
Compliance CE, IP67
 
Applicable Fluorescent Reporters
474/515 ( Blue Channel   540/<570 Green Channel 300/430 (UV Channel)
EGFP Oregon Green 488 Alexa 546 DAPI
YOYO-1 Cy2 Phycoerythrin Hoechst 33258
Fluorescein 5-FAM Rhodamine Red-X Hoechst 33342
Alexa 488 Fluo-3, Fluo- 4 DsRed 7-hydroxy-4- methylcoumarin
NBB Eosin Resorufin EBFP
ODIPY TMR SYBR Green Propidium Iodide  
BCECF SYTO Nile Red  
Calcein OliGreen Ethidium Iodide  
Mito Tracher Green FM Nano Orange Cy3  
  PicoGreen POPO-3  
 
Ordering Information
Model Number Description Price US$ view shopping cart
8000-003 Channel A (UV)
-Excitation 300 - 400 nm
-Emission >= 430 nm
Channel B (Blue)
-Excitation 475 +/- 15 nm
-Emission 515 +/- 10 nm nm
$1995.00
8000-004 Channel A (Green)
-Excitation 540 +/- 20 nm
-Emission >= 570 nm
Channel B (Blue)
-Excitation 475 +/- 15 nm
-Emission 515 +/- 10 nm nm
$1995.00
142-8000 Storage pouch $85.00
7000-957 10 x 10 mm polystyrene cuvette 3.5 ml - 100 ea $95.00
7000-959 10 x 10 mm methacrylate cuvette 3.5 ml - 100 ea $95.00
8000-931 mini cell adaptor kit (70-250 ul of sample) include 500 glass cuvettes $290.00
7000-950 Minicell Borosilicate glass cuvettes - 500 ea $180.00
998-0853 Manual - English $22.00
998-0860 Manual - French $22.00

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