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eBook

Basics of Pipetting Handbook

Master the basics of pipetting to get the best results from your assays through good pipetting techniques and practices by downloading the eBook.

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Best Practices for Pipetting in Chemical Labs

Watch our free webinar covering best practices for sample handling in analytical chemistry labs.

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How to Avoid Contamination in Pipetting

Preventing contamination in pipetting is paramount to achieving reliable results. It requires identification of the potential contamination mechanisms...

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Application Notes (21)

Application Note

Optimize Your iQue® Assay With Picus® Electronic Pipettes

Learn more about how to optimize your iQue® assay and reduce sample preparation time using Picus® electronic pipettes.

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Why Choose Sartorius Pipettes & Tips Instead of Serological Pipett...

Discover the three main reasons to switch to a Sartorius pipette.

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Are You GLP/GMP Compliant When it Comes to Pipetting? 

Our new application note introduces tools and principles that can help you with these demanding requirements, especially when it comes to your pipetti...

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How to Prepare GC and HPLC Standards Application Note

Reverse pipetting and sufficient pre-wetting of the pipette tip are necessary to accurately pipetting ethanol, methanol, acetone, or other volatile li...

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Best Practices for Pipetting 3D Cell Culture Hydrogels

Three-dimensional (3D) cell cultures are of increasing interest in research areas such as stem-cell based therapies and drug discovery. However, prepa...

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Benefits of an Ergonomic and Electronic Pipette for RT-PCR
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Benefits of an Ergonomic and Electronic Pipette for RT-PCR

Ergonomic pipettes have been proven to reduce pipetting error in long pipetting series. The ergonomic benefits go even further with an electronic pipe...

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Effectively Use Picus® Pipettes with Vivaspin® Concentrators

In this practical guide, we provide guidance on the efficient use of electronic pipettes and extended length pipette tips with when concentrating RNA...

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Leachable-Free Pipette Tips for Analytical Cannabis Testing from Sarto...

Contaminants from common plastic labware can interfere with quality and potency testing by HLPS or GC-MS and heavy metal testing by ICP-MS. With the C...

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Minimize the risk of mycoplasma contamination in your cell cultures Un...

Don't let mycoplasma take over your cell culture. Read how to reduce your mycoplasma contamination risk by following four principles in your work prat...

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How to Avoid Contamination in Pipetting

Preventing contamination in pipetting is paramount to achieving reliable results. It requires identification of the potential contamination mechanisms...

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Practical Tips for Choosing the Bottle-Top Dispenser for Your Lab
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Practical Tips for Choosing the Bottle-top Dispenser for Your Lab

Learn the mechanisms of contamination and common contaminants in the lab to better protect your results.

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The Role of Pipette Tips in Achieving the Best Pipetting Performance

This application note reports the results of pipette performance testing using different pipette tips, including tips from pipette manufacturers and t...

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Performance Comparison of Low Retention Pipette Tips From Various Manu...

Pipetting accuracy and precision are the key factors for successful experiments in the laboratory.

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Pipette Calibration and Standards

Read how you can ensure a higher standard for your laboratory work with a pipette quality program including pipette calibration, maintenance and regul...

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How to pipette PCR Master mix for increased accuracy in qPCR results

Improve your pipetting accuracy and reduce variance in Cq with proper technique and read how an electronic pipette can take you to another level in yo...

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Avoiding Contamination in Cannabis Quality Control Sample Preparation

Patient and consumer safety is a critical factor during manufacturing of your products. In addition, false test results in product quality testing can...

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Benefits of Electronic Pipette Use for Pipetting PCR Master Mix

Learn how the use of electronic pipette ensures reproducible and reliable results when performing PCR-based assays.

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Improving Accuracy in Serial Dilutions Using the Electronic Pipette

Do you feel like an expert in pipetting? Read how using an electronic pipette can further reduce your results variation.

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How to Improve the Quality of Assay Results With Ergonomic Pipettes

This application note describes how the use of ergonomic pipettes and good pipetting technique can improve the quality of assay results.

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How to Select a Mechanical Pipette

A pipette is the most common tool in the lab so you should read how to choose the best and most comfortable mechanical pipette for you

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How to Select Bulk Tips?

This guide provides you with the important things you should consider when choosing the right bulk tips for your laboratory.

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Articles (4)

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Questions to Ask When Choosing Your Pipette Tips

Learn more about how choosing the right pipette tip can go a long way to streamlining and optimizing lab workflows and experiments.

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Picus® Electronic Pipettes: A professional Solution for Dispensing Liquids
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Picus® Electronic Pipettes

A Professional Solution for Dispensing Liquids

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Ergonomically Designed Electronic Pipettes Improve Results Article

As assays and applications become more sensitive with continually decreasing reaction volumes, small pipetting errors have an outsized impact on data...

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Revolutionize Care with Pioneering Bispecific Antibody Therapy

Explore ProGen's bispecific antibody drug research, revolutionizing cancer and autoimmune disease treatment, and learn about the advanced tools drivin...

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Brochures (9)

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Picus® and Picus Nxt® Electronic Brochure

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Tacta Mechanical Pipettes — Perfectly Balanced

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Low Retention Tips Optimum Flow for Optimum Recovery Brochure

Learn more about our Low Retention tip performance

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Tacta® Pipette Multipacks - The Smart Solution for Your Lab

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High Quality Pipette Tips

Sartorius has an extensive pipette tip offering from high quality standard tips, extended length tips to wide bore tips and large volume filtered tips...

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Midi Plus™ Ergonomic Large-Volume Pipetting

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Rline® Dispenser Module

Proven Technology for Your Automate

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Biotrate Digital Burette - Convenient Titration

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Prospenser and Prospenser Plus - Superior Bottle Top Dispensers

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Catalog (1)

Catalog: Pipetting and Dispensing Products

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Datasheets (8)

Picus® and Picus® Nxt Datasheet

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Tacta® Mechanical Pipette Datasheet

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Low Retention Tips Datasheet

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Optifit Tips Datasheet

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Safteyspace Filter Tips Datasheet

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Biotrate Digital Burette Datasheet

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Propsenser and Prospenser Plus

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Midi Plus — Pipetting Controller

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Guides & eBooks (12)

eBook

Lab Essentials for Successful Cell Line Development

Streamline routine CLD tasks, achieve more accurate results, avoid contamination, and simplify workflows.

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The Ultimate Pipetting Handbook: Optimize Your Pipette Workflows

Learn best practices and top tips for reducing contamination and errors. Find out how to select the best pipette for your application.

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Resource Guide

Basics of Pipetting Handbook

Master the basics of pipetting to get the best results from your assays through good pipetting techniques and practices by downloading the eBook.

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How to Choose a Microbiology Laboratory Pipette

This guide outlines some of the important factors to consider when choosing a manual or electronic pipette for PCR and other microbiological analyses.

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Resource Guide

Master Sample Prep in 384 Well Plates with Picus® Pipettes

Read our application note to learn what practical actions you should take to make your experiments more reproducible and how electronic pipettes can h...

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Lab Manager's Pipette Resource Guide

Have you considered all these things when buying and maintaining pipettes?

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Techniques for Pipetting Challenging Liquids Application Guide

Learn the benefits of reverse pipetting for pipetting viscous, volatile or foaming liquids.

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Resource Guide

Pipette Essentials & How to Select a Mechanical Pipette

Find the right pipette for your lab needs with our pipette essentials and practical pipette selection guide.

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Practical Guide To Basic Laboratory Techniques
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Your Practical Guide To Basic Laboratory Techniques

With increasing focus in the scientific community on reproducibility of results, it behooves all researchers to ensure that their core lab skills are...

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Cleaning and Decontamination Guide for Sartorius Pipettes

Proper cleaning and decontamination of pipettes is necessary to maintain the level of cleanliness that is critical in many lab applications. Find out...

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How to Set up a Pipetting Quality Control Program for Your Lab

This practical guide outlines the requirements for in-lab testing program as well as for professional calibration and maintenance services.

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Product Guide

Pipetting Made Simple with the Ultimate Pipette Buyers Guide for 2024

Pipette selection, pipetting techniques and more - it's all right here in our buyers guide. This page is a one-stop shop for everything you need.

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Infographics (5)

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Tips and Tricks for Pipetting 3D Cell Cultures

Learn about the common challenges of pipetting 3D cell cultures and get tips and tricks to overcome them.

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Tips and Standards for Pipette Calibration with ISO8655

Learn about the requirements for calibrating pipettes and piston-operated volumetric apparatus.

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Sample Preparation for Quality Control

Download this infographic to learn four ways to immediately improve the quality of your samples for common QC assays.

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Strategies to Improve Lab Ergonomics by Using the Right Pipette

Get expert tips on how to improve your well-being in the lab and discover strategies to optimize lab ergonomics by using the right pipettes.

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8 Reasons to Use Both Sartorius Pipettes and Tips

Discover how to achieve maximum precision and reproducible pipetting results with both Sartorius pipettes and filter tips.

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Flyers (12)

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Sustainable Lab Essentials: Optifit and Safetyspace® Pipette Tips

Pipette tips are indispensable in labs. Discover Optifit and Safetyspace® pipette tips as sustainable lab essentials for your pipetting needs.

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Low Retention Tips - The Great Expectations Versus the Reality

Discover the realities of low retention tips and make an informed choice for your pipetting needs.

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Steps for Improving Pipetting Results

Discover the importance of regular calibration, proper equipment maintenance, pipetting techniques, and the benefits of electronic pipettes.

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Importance of Pipetting Calibration

Pipettes need to be calibrated, but have you ever wondered how often pipettes fail to meet the calibration requirements? Find out now!

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L’étalonnage des pipettes est important

Les pipettes doivent être étalonnées, mais vous êtes-vous jamais demandé à quelle fréquence réaliser l’étalonnage?

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Most Frequently Asked Questions About New Revision of the ISO 8655 Sta...

ISO 8655 standard addresses the needs of pipette manufacturers and test houses.

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Safetyspace® Filter Tips

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Proline® Plus Pipette Multipacks Flyer

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Mline ® Mechanical Pipette Multipacks Flyer

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Accredited Calibration For the Highest Quality Results

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Pipette Essentials - Make Your Choice

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ISO Certified Trainings to Enhance the Quality of Your Work

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How to Pipette DMSO Accurately

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Podcast (1)

Preparing 3D Cell Cultures

Learn about 3D cell culture preparation, pipetting techniques, common mistakes and pipetting do's and don'ts.

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Posters (11)

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Enjoy Your Day in the Lab With Better Ergonomics

Discover Sartorius' top tips for ergonomic lab work - ideally formatted as a poster for printing and hanging on your lab wall.

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How to Prevent Mycoplasma Contamination and Spread

Download this poster to learn how to prevent mycoplasma contamination and spread in your cell culture lab.

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Optimize Your RT-PCR Sample Preparation

Optimize your 96-well plate (96WP) and 384-well plate (384WP) preparation workflows by using electronic multi-dispensing pipettes instead of a mechani...

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Pipetting Warm or Cold Beverage Samples

Pipetting accurately and with high precision can be challenging, particularly if the liquid is viscous, foaming, carbonated or its temperature is diff...

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Top 10 Tips to Avoid Contamination in Pipetting

10 easy steps to avoid contamination when pipetting poster.

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ABC of Pipette Tip Purity
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ABC of the Pipette Tip Purity

Common contaminants in plastic tips and how to avoid them poster.

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Get the Most Out of Your Electronic Pipette

Poster with best practices to get the most out from your electronic pipettes.

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Poster: How to Clean Your Pipette
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Pipette Cleaning - Your Pipette and Samples Are Precious

Pipette cleaning and decontamination poster.

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Impact of Pipetting Errors on Reproducibility of Cell-Based Assays
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Impact of Pipetting Errors on Reproducibility of Cell-Based Assays

How good pipetting techniques can help to reduce inter-assay variance in cell-based assays poster.

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Daily Stretches

The stretching exercises have been designed to ease muscle tension in areas that are strained during static working postures.

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Ways To Prevent Pipetting Errors

Six easy ways to prevent pipetting mistakes

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Videos (19)

Reproducibility of 3D Cell Cultures

Reproducibility of 3D Cell Cultures

Learn about the common factors that impact reproducibility when preparing 3D cell cultures.

Electronic Pipette vs. Mechanical Pipette

Electronic Pipette vs. Mechanical Pipette

Discover the key differences between electronic and mechanical pipettes for multiwell plate pipetting and determine which pipette is best suited for your needs in the lab! 

Interview with Lorey - Picus and Incucyte Testimonial

Interview with Lorey - Picus and Incucyte Testimonial

Diluting And Mixing With Electronic Pipette

Diluting And Mixing With Electronic Pipette

Sequential Dispensing with Electronic Pipette

Sequential Dispensing with Electronic Pipette

Yield Measurement with Electronic Pipette

Yield Measurement with Electronic Pipette

Forward Pipetting

Forward Pipetting

Reverse Pipetting

Reverse Pipetting

Multi-Dispensing With Electronic Pipette

Multi-Dispensing With Electronic Pipette

How to Pipette Cell Culture Media

How to Pipette Cell Culture Media

How to Pipette Magnetic Beads in PCR Cleanup

How to Pipette Magnetic Beads in PCR Cleanup

How to Pipette Glycerol and Viscous Liquids

How to Pipette Glycerol and Viscous Liquids

Sartorius Picus Electronic Pipette

Sartorius Picus Electronic Pipette

Pipetting Proteins Without Creating Bubbles

Pipetting Proteins Without Creating Bubbles

Pipetting with Forward Pipetting Technique

Pipetting with Forward Pipetting Technique

Choose Sartorius Tacta®: Pipetting made simple.

Choose Sartorius Tacta®: Pipetting made simple.

Webinars (12)

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Pipetting Tips & Tricks for Error-Free Results

This webinar on streamlining pipetting routines is designed for everyday pipette users who want to improve their pipetting skills and knowledge.

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Mission: Possible - How to Improve Sustainability in Your Lab

Learn about the importance of sustainability in lab management, with a focus on reducing waste from single-use items such as pipette tips.

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Be Connected and Take Your Productivity to the Next Level

In this webinar with SelectScience, Kate Morgan from Sartorius will discuss how different pipetting techniques can influence your results.

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Improve Ergonomic Safety in Your Lab

In this webinar, you’ll learn how using ergonomic tools, especially fully electronic pipettes, can significantly reduce strain on your hands.

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Tips and Tricks for Accurate and Reproducible Results

Learn how different pipetting techniques can influence your pipetting results and review tips and tricks on choosing the right pipettes.

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How Does the Revision of ISO 8655 Affect the Quality Control of My Pip...

In this on-demand webinar, we will provide a detailed breakdown of these updates and explain how they will affect pipette calibration and more.

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Webinar: How to Work Faster, Smarter, and Pain-Free With Electronic Pi...

In this webinar, we will talk about how you can speed up routine workflows with the Sartorius Picus® electronic pipettes. You will also learn about a...

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Best Practices for Pipetting in Chemical Labs

Watch our free webinar covering best practices for sample handling in analytical chemistry labs.

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Lab Manager Webcast: Science of Precision Instrument Measurement

This presentation will address the importance of the pipette-tip system, accuracy and precision, demonstrate proper technique, and discuss basic maint...

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Webinar: Pipetting Academy: Best Pipetting Practices for qPCR 

In this on-demand webinar, learn how to keep pipettes well-maintained for qPCR.

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LCGC Laboratory Water Preparation Optimized

This on-demand webinar explores the sources of water impurities and how to optimize water purity to the standard needed for specific applications.

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Revolutionizing Laboratory Work with Connected Electronic Pipettes

Learn how researchers can use electronic pipettes to improve accuracy and accelerate research results.

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White Papers (4)

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Avoid Ghost Peaks in HPLC, GC and MS Chromatograms

Chemical compounds can leach from common laboratory equipment during sample storage and sample preparation. These compounds can introduce unwanted gho...

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White Paper: Reliable Results from Cell-based Bioassays with Leachable-free Sartorius Pipette Tips
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Reliable Results from Cell-based Bioassays

Read how your biological and biochemical assays are protected from plastic leachables by using high quality pipette tips from Sartorius.

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Pipetting Ergonomics

Good pipetting ergonomics requires proper tool selection and optimized working environment.

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Gravimetric Calibration and Testing of POVA

The aim of this white paper is to present the requirements for gravimetric calibration and testing of piston-operated volumetric apparatus (POVA) acco...

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