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The heritage of GE Healthcare Life Sciences stretches back more than 250 years. Since then, our tools for biopharmaceutical manufacturing and life science research have had an impact on the lives of millions. James Whatman dedicated his life to the manufacture of high-quality paper. The Whatman filter was pivotal in chromatography work that led to the 1952 Nobel Prize in chemistry. Meanwhile, other filtration techniques led to the discovery of Sephadex. Who could have guessed that it would have been the springboard to so many innovations in the life sciences industry?

Today, most biopharmaceuticals are manufactured using products that can trace their heritage back to Sephadex. Since the beginning, Amersham products have led the way in biomolecular labeling, detection and imaging — enabling breakthroughs in science and medicine, such as the human genome project. GE Healthcare Life Sciences is committed to carrying on this tradition of innovation and developing tools that help scientists make a positive difference in our world.

Protein Research

Pure proteins today. Powerful results tomorrow.

We offer a large range of chromatography media to purify proteins using manual methods or automated chromatography systems. Our tools cover a variety of prepacked formats for convenient protein purification such as gravity columns, spin columns, 96-well plates, as well as prepacked columns for use with automated chromatography systems.

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ÄKTA start offers the following features:

  • Compact solution for quick and reliable one-step protein purification
  • Sample injection and fraction collection options
  • Quick start methods and templates for common purification techniques
  • Intuitive touchscreen display and real-time monitoring

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Western Blotting

Innovative solutions designed to meet your specific protein analysis needs.

Amersham Western blotting products provide solutions to suit your needs.

Key Products

Cell Culture

Let GE Healthcare help you find the cell culture solutions that meet your needs. HyClone™ serum, media, buffers and process liquids products have been meeting the needs of research, drug discovery, and bioproduction customers since 1967.

HyClone™ Classical and Serum-Free Media »

Culture cells using our complete line of HyClone™ classical, specialty and transfection media products that support cell growth of CHO, SF9, HEK293, hybridoma, myeloma, insect, NS0 and viral vaccine cell lines.

HyClone™ Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS), Calf Serum, Fetal Bovine Serum Alternatives, and Supplements »

Enhance cell culture performance using a variety of HyClone™ supplements, including Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS), calf serum, engineered serum (FetalClone™ 1, 2, 3) and serum-free supplements (HyClone™ Cell Boost 1-6).

HyClone™ Antibiotics and Reagents »

Separate attachment-dependent cells from substrate or reduce the effect of bacteria, mold or yeast contaminants in your cell culture process.

HyClone™ Stem Cell Products »

Grow stem cells with ease using our specialty line of stem cell products tailored to optimize cell culture performance for a variety of stem cells including induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC), mesenchymal stem cells (mSC), human embryonic stem cells (hESC) and epithelial stem cells.

HyClone™ Buffers and Process Liquids »

Manage, control and regulate pH, temperature, osmotic pressure, carbon dioxide and oxygen for your specific cell culture.

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DNA and RNA Research

illustra™

Purify. Simplify. Amplify.
Fresh, simple, for a confident beginning

Your DNA and RNA samples are precious and must be prepared correctly to deliver consistent, reproducible results. illustra from GE Healthcare supports you in the routine tasks so that all your energy can go into achieving your goals.

illustra from GE Healthcare offers a portfolio of amplification and purification products that are fast, easy-to-use, and developed by expert nucleic acid scientists who understand your needs.

illustra nucleic acid amplification

  • Phi29 DNA polymerase : Fast and simple DNA amplification—without thermocycling 
  • illustra TempliPhi and illustra GenomiPhi DNA Amplification Kits

illustra TempliPhi DNA Amplification Kits : prepare DNA directly from plasmid or fosmid glycerol stocks or colonies

illustra GenomiPhi DNA Amplification Kits : easy-to-use method that delivers highly representative and reliable whole genome amplification

illustra Single Cell GenomiPhi DNA amplification kit : robustly amplifies genomic DNA from as little as 1 to 1000 cells without interference from non specific amplification

  • Instant and reliable PCR mixes with Ready-To-Go™ Beads convenience

PuReTaq™ Ready-To-Go PCR Beads, for standard PCR

Hot Start Mix Ready-To-Go PCR Beads, for high-specificity amplification

Ready-To-Go RT-PCR Beads, for amplification from RNA templates

RAPD Analysis Ready-To-Go Beads, for rapid detection of genomic polymorphisms

  • Independent reagents for flexible method development

Taq DNA polymerase (cloned)
illustra PCR Grade Nucleotides

illustra post-PCR clean-up

  • illustra ExoProStar™ and illustra ExoProStar 1-Step : optimized for high performance in your specific application. Supplied with prepacked columns
  • illustra™ GFX™ PCR DNA and Gel Band Purification Kit, for flexible, fast purification
  • illustra GFX 96 PCR Purification Kit, for rapid purification of multiple samples
Whatman™ Filtration

GE Healthcare's Life Sciences Whatman™ brand products are manufactured from high-purity raw materials, and our factories all operate to ISO 9001:2008 standards. We help you provide the right filter your specific application, whether you are using one of our glass papers, syringe filters, or other Whatman products, you can count on GE to understand that quality matters.

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Puradisc syringe filter

  • Basic, dependable single membrane layer filter
  • Available in 9 different membrane types and 3 different pore sizes to work for samples of many chemical compositions and volumes

Whatman GD/X™ syringe filter

  • Used for heavy, thick, or viscous hard to filter samples
  • Multi-gradient glass fiber layer pre-filters large particles which increases flow rate and volume through the main membrane

GD/XP syringe filter

  • Used for heavy, thick, or viscous samples with low protein binding and low metals extractables
  • Polypropylene pre-filtration stack provides increased flow rate and volume flow through while eliminating protein binding and inorganic ion extractables that could come from glass fiber pre-filtration 

SPARTAN™

  • Every batch is tested and certified for HPLC use to ensure batch-to-batch consistency and low levels of UV-absorbing substances
  • Regenerated cellulose membrane exhibits very low protein binding and low levels of extractables in water, methanol, and acetonitrile

Anotop™

  • Recommended for use in Ion Chromatography 
  • Alumina based Anopore membrane has very low ion extractables and highly uniform capillary pore structure

Mini-UniPrep™ (MUP)

  • Designed for HPLC and uHPLC autosamplers to support high throughput testing labs
  • Combines syringe, syringe filter, autosampler vial, cap, and septum in a single device for increased efficiency in consumable management

MiniUniPrep (MUP) G2

  • Designed for HPLC and UHPLC autosamplers to support high throughput testing labs requiring low levels of organic leachables
  • Same design as MUP but a borosilicate glass vial reduces leachables that could come from plastics

Cellulose fibre - quantitative

  • Low ash filters in support gravimetric and other weight based analyses
  • Available in a variety of thicknesses, retention sizes, and surface treatments to support specific applications

Cellulose fibre - qualitative

  • High purity cotton filters support sample separation, clarification, and purification in advance of analysis
  • Available in a variety of thicknesses, retention sizes, and physical preparations to support specific applications

Glass and quartz fiber

  • The ability to capture very small particles supports environmental analysis and other applications requiring high retention rates
  • Available with a range of particle retention sizes, mechanical strengths, and thermal stabilities to support specific applications

Key Products

Syringe Filters

  • Puradisc
  • Whatman GD/X™
  • GD/XP syringe filter
  • SPARTAN™
  • Anotop™
  • Mini-UniPrep™ (MUP) G & G2
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Filter papers, and glass/quartz fibers

  • Cellulose fibre – quantitative
  • Cellulose fibre – qualitative
  • Glass and quartz fiber
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Products

GE Healthcare HiScreen™ Sepharose™ Prepacked Fast Flow HIC Columns

Designed for method optimization and parameter screening HISCREEN BUTYLS FF

GE Healthcare CNBr-Activated Sepharose™ 4 Fast Flow Affinity Media

Used for coupling of large amino-containing ligands CNBR ACTIVATE SEPHAROSA

GE Healthcare Whatman™ AS 300 Series Filtration Manifolds

Stainless steel filter funnel three-place manifold, for microbiology monitors and analytical funnels SS VACUUMMANI 3-PLACE

GE Healthcare Whatman™ Type WCN Cellulose Nitrate Membranes

Recommended for majority of routine applications, this membrane is manufactured under strictly controlled conditions.  Whatman™ Type WCN Cellulose Nitrate Membranes narrow pore size distribution for improved surface capture and analysis. X100 MB CN WHITE/PLAIN 0.8UM 37MM

GE Healthcare MabSelect Xtra™ Chromatography Media

Provides high purity capture and high dynamic binding capacity MABSELECT XTRA, 200 ML

GE Healthcare Whatman™ 30mm SPARTAN™ HPLC Certified Syringe Filters with Slip Luer Outlet

Provides reproducible results from the filtration of organic and aqueous solutions in HPLC. Whatman™ 30mm Spartan™ HPLC Certified Syringe Filters with Slip Luer is resistant to common HPLC solvents and exhibits very low levels of extractables that could otherwise interfere with analysis. X50 FP 30/0.45 RC-SREADY-TO-USE

GE Healthcare Whatman™ Grade GB003 Blotting Paper

Ensures that no contamination will occur during the transfer steps. Whatman™ Grade GB003 Blotting Paper eliminates sheet to sheet variations with precisely cut membrane sizes. X100 GB003 200X250MM 100/PK, 100/CS, MA: 10547922

1mL Sera-Mag SpeedBead Blocked Amino particles,DSM

1mL Sera-Mag SpeedBead Blocked Amino particles,DSMG-SA-B, 1 um, 1% solids

GE Healthcare illustra™ NAP™ Columns, NAP-25

Use for rapid and efficient purification of DNA and oligonucleotides (>10-mer) in less than 15 minutes by gravity flow. GE Healthcare Life Sciences™ illustra™ NAP™ Columns are disposable columns prepacked with Sephadex™ G-25 DNA Grade X50 NAP-25 50 ST

GE Healthcare Whatman™ Binder-Free Glass Microfiber Prefiters, Grade GF/D

Functions as a prefilter when used with GF/B microfiber filters. Whatman™ Binder-Free Glass Microfiber Prefilters, Grade GF/D provide efficient membrane protection, especially during liquid scintillation counting. X100 FILTER GLASS CIRCLE GF/D 25MM

GE Healthcare illustra™ Solution dNTPs

Use dNTPs incorporating the most recent advances in manufacturing technology. GE Healthcare illustra™ Solution dNTPs offer the highest purity deoxynucleotides available for amplification, dideoxy sequencing, labeling, mutagenesis, cDNA synthesis, and expression profiling. 25 MMOL DATP, 100 MM SOLUTION 25µMOL STORE INFreezer at -20°C

GE Healthcare Whatman™ Anotop™ IC 10mm Syringe Filter

Can be used with most organic solvents and aqueous materials X200 SPRUTFILTER ANOTOP 10 IC, 0.2µM200/PK

GE Healthcare High Purity Solution ddNTPs

Use in any application that requires ddNTPs of high purity. GE Healthcare Life Sciences™ High Purity Solution ddNTPs are available either as individual products or in a convenient set. 4 MMOL DIDEOXY CTP 100MM (DDCTP) 4µMOL STORE INFreezer at -20°C

GE Healthcare Whatman™ Regenerated Cellulose Membranes: Grade RC 55

Consists of pure cellulose without any wetting agents X25 MB FILTERS RC 55PORE SIZ

GE Healthcare Whatman™ Reeve Angel 202 Creped Qualitative Circles

For routine, noncritical laboratory filtration applications such as general chemistry, pharmacology, emulsions, petroleum testing, soaps and detergents X100 Filter 202 32.0cm diam (pack of 100)

GE Healthcare Whatman™ Puradisc™ 4mm Nonsterile Syringe Filters

Used for HPLC samples containing low solid content and CE (Capillary Electrophoresis) samples X100 PURADISC 4 PVDF 0.45UM 4MM

GE Healthcare Whatman™ Specialized Test Paper

Book, starch iodide. X10 ACID ALKALI BOOK STARCH IODID

GE Healthcare Whatman™ Puradisc GMF Syringe Filters: Nonsterile

Provides excellent compatibility with organic solvents and strong acids (except hydrofluoric acid) and bases. Whatman™ Puradisc GMF Syringe Filters: Nonsterile combine premium quality with economic efficiency. X1000 25PD 1.0UM GD1

GE Healthcare PD MidiTrap™ G-10

Cleanup biological samples, such as peptides, small proteins, and oligosaccharides.  GE Healthcare Life Sciences™ PD MidiTrap™ G-10 offers fast desalting and efficient removal of contaminants such as salts, dyes, and radioactive labels. X50 PD MIDITRAP G-10, COLUMN 00 STORE AT AMBIENT

GE Healthcare Uni-Core Manual Punch, 1.2mm

Achieve easy and cost-effective punching at the quality standards you expect. GE Healthcare Uni-Core Manual Punch product range provides manual punching for Whatman FTA, 903 and DMPK cards. Available in multiple diameters for maximum versatility. X25 HARRIS UNI-CORE 1,20MM

GE Healthcare Amersham™ ECL™ Direct Nucleic Acid Labeling/Detection System

Use for fast and easy detection of medium-to-high-target amounts. GE Healthcare Life Sciences™ Amersham™ ECL™ Direct Nucleic Acid Labeling/Detection System are based on the direct labeling of DNA or RNA probes with horseradish peroxidase (HRP) in a simple 20 min chemical reaction ECL DIRECT NUCLEIC ACID

GE Healthcare Whatman™ Puradisc™ 13mm Nonsterile Polypropylene Syringe Filters

Whatman™ Puradisc™ 13mm Nonsterile Syringe Polypropylene Filters may be used for biological and HPLC sample preparation. X500 PURADISC 13MM DEVICEPOLYPROP

GE Healthcare HiTrap™ DEAE Sepharose Fast Flow IEX Columns

Weak anion exchanger for small-scale protein purifications.  GE Healthcare Lifescience™ HiTrap™ DEAE Sepharose Fast Flow IEX Columns are convenient and rapid. X5 HITRAP DEAE FAST FLOW 5ML

GE Healthcare HyClone™ Characterized Fetal Bovine Serum (New Zealand Origin)

Enhance growth of cells with New Zealand sourced Characterized FBS. FBS NZ 500ML, IRRADIATED 25-40

GE Healthcare Amersham™ Protran™ Premium NC Nitrocellulose Membranes: Sheets

Use for high sensitivity, resolution, and low background for all labeling and detection systems, including chemiluminescent, fluorescenct, colorimetric and radioactive. GE Healthcare Amersham™ Protran™ Premium NC Nitrocellulose Membranes: Sheets offer excellent sensitivity, resolution, and low background. X25 Amersham Protran Premium 0.45um Nitrocellulose 140mm x 160mm sheets

HyClone™ Tetracycline Screened Fetal Bovine Serum

Tetracycline Screened Fetal Bovine Serum, US Origi

GE Healthcare Amersham™ Hybond™ -N+ Membranes

Use for the highest sensitivity in DNA and RNA blotting. GE Healthcare Life Sciences™ Amersham™ Hybond™ -N+ Membrane is a positively charged nylon membranes for use with radioactive and nonradioactive chemiluminescence and chemifluorescence detection. X10 HYBOND-N+ 20CMX20CM

GE Healthcare Whatman™ Binder-Free Glass Microfiber Filters, Grade GF/A

Combines high loading capacity with fine particle retention. Whatman™ Binder-Free Glass Microfiber Filters, Grade GF/A are ideal for gravimetric determination of airborne particulates, stack sampling and absorption methods of air pollution monitoring. X100 GF/A Glass Circles, 42,5mm

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Lab Recharge

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Offering solutions for all segments and applications for Life Sciences research including, sample preparation,  protein purification, cell culture, filtration and western blotting.

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ÄKTA™ start protein purification system

You won’t believe how easy it is.

From method creation and sample loading to fraction collection and data analysis, we’ve thought about how to make your work easier at every step. Let ÄKTA start transform your manual purification workflow into a convenient automated solution that delivers reproducible results

It’s like having an expert with you all the way.

UNICORN start system control software is user friendly, guiding you through each step in your purification−from creating a protocol and setting up your run to evaluating your results and creating a custom report. See how UNICORN start software saves you time and gives you valuable insight from your run or purification.

ÄKTA start offers the following features:

  • Compact solution for quick and reliable one-step protein purification
  • Sample injection and fraction collection options
  • Quick start methods and templates for common purification techniques
  • Intuitive touchscreen display and real-time monitoring

Specifications:

  • Flow-Rate: 0.5-5mL/min
  • Pump type: Peristaltic pump - single channel, four roller pump head with low pulsation
  • Max. operating pressure: 0.5 Mpa
  • UV, fixed wave length: Yes, 280 nm
  • Conductivity range: 0-300 mS/cm
  • Software: UNICORN start 1.0 or higher