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I have a cold room, why do I need a refrigerated centrifuge?

By Kim McDonald, 05 October 2022

Though precise temperature control may not be required for many applications, some analytes are temperature-sensitive and require stable temperature control.  Refrigerated centrifuges counteract the temperature fluctuations that occur during centrifugation, making them suitable for temperature-sensitive analytes. 

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What is the optimal centrifugation protocol for preparing PRP?

By Doran Amos, 17 August 2021

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is widely used to promote tissue repair and bone growth—but what is the best way to prepare it? In this blog, we guide you through the latest research and recommendations on optimizing the collection, centrifugation and storage of PRP...

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How to Make a Lab Centrifuge

By Aimee O'Driscoll, 04 July 2021

Want to create your own centrifuge? We review a range of "instructables" including models using paper and string, a salad spinner, and a Dremel tool.

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