NanoDrop 8000

The NanoDrop 8000 spectrophotometer takes full-spectrum UV-Vis absorbance measurements of up to eight samples simultaneously. Using an eight-channel pipette to dispense samples on a linear array of pedestals, the NanoDrop can easily measure 96 samples in less than six minutes.

Specifications:

  • Sample Size: 1 µl
  • Sample Number: up to 8
  • Path Lengths: 1 mm and 0.2 mm
  • Light Source: Xenon flash lamp
  • Detector: 2048-element linear silicon CCD
  • Wavelength Range: 220-750 nm
  • Detection Limit: 2 ng/µl (dsDNA)
  • Maximum Concentration: 3700 ng/µl (dsDNA)

Applications:

  • Nucleic Acids – concentration and purity of DNA & RNA
  • Protein A280 – concentration and purity of protein
  • Micro Array – dye incorporation concentration and purity of nucleic acid
  • Proteins & Labels – concentration dye-labeled proteins, conjugates, and metalloproteins.
  • BCA, Bradford, Lowry, Pierce 660 – assays for protein concentration
  • UV/Vis – general UV-Vis measurements
  • Cell Cultures – absorbance (light scattering) measurement of suspended microbial cells