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Posted: Aug 28, 2012

NSG Precision Cells Unleashes the Ultimate Tool for DNA Measurement

(Nanowerk News) DNA measurements are very difficult to obtain. Besides needing special analysts who have been trained in DNA research, a laboratory needs the proper equipment to ensure they get the absolute best results possible. Not just any scientist is acceptable for the job and not just any machine is required for this highly complex testing.
When looking to acquire the best results from working with DNA measurements, one must possess a cuvette that is capable of handling the job. Not just any cuvette can be used for DNA measurements since the samples are very expensive. The costs of samples forces users to look for the smallest volume cuvette, mostly ranging in the microliter size. This past month, NSG Precision Cells has made its contribution to the field of DNA research by releasing its groundbreaking new Micro Focus Cell that has been taking the biological field by storm. Users are commenting that this new DNA measurement cuvette is a huge step forward in DNA experiments.
NSG Micro Focus Cell for Easy DNA Measurement
The NSG Micro Focus Cell allows users the ability of using a sample size of 1.9 micro liters- a volume, which requires only a mere drop of sample. The biggest benefit of this ultra micro volume is that no dilution of the sample is required. Many larger cuvettes demand that a user dilutes the sample which causes inaccurate DNA measurement results. The Micro Focus Cell turns virtually any spectrophotometer into a nano-volume machine, sparing scientists from investing in expensive new devices.
Overly complex optics can cause alignment issues and loss of valuable time and data. The Micro Focus Cell utilizes a unique design, which does not use any mirrors, prisms, or fiber optics. NSG's patented design allows the light source to go directly through the sample, something never seen before with this type of cell.
Another critical element of DNA measurement is the ability to run multiple samples simultaneously and quickly. Using the MFC a user simply loads the top sample tray with the test solution and is ready to go. Once the test has been completed, the user can quickly clean the sample or remove it using a micro syringe.
Reproducibility is often overlooked in DNA measurement research, but this can be one of the most critical factors. Understanding that the equipment being used has a very small tolerance for noise and accuracy can save a user a lot of headaches. A unique aspect of the Micro Focus Cell is that the reproducibility depends only on the spectrophotometer being used and not on the cell itself. This is a feature not available in many other ultra micro cuvettes.
NSG guarantees the performance of the MFC for DNA measurements and the size and shape of the optical beam of a spectrophotometer has no effect on the results produced by the MFC. This is the only product in its class that can make this statement.
When looking for the best accuracy and reproducibility in the DNA measurement field, the NSG Micro Focus Cell is the best way to go. Offering a tremendous list of benefits, such as perfect alignment, high reproducibility, high accuracy, the MFC is a must have for every laboratory.
Source: NSG Precision Cells (press release)

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