Our FrameStar® two-component technology reduces evaporation from PCR plates, improving your results and allowing you to reduce the volume of expensive reagents to save you money.
FrameStar® plates combine the advantages of thin-walled polypropylene tubes for optimum PCR results, with a rigid polycarbonate frame to increase the thermal stability of the plate during the PCR process. This means that compared to a standard polypropylene plate, the FrameStar® plate will not warp and expand during rapid heating and cooling, meaning the integrity of seals will remain consistent and therefore less of your sample will evaporate.
This in turn means you can spend less money on expensive reagents, as you are retaining more during the PCR process.
Why our FrameStar® 2-component design is superior to standard polypropylene plates
FrameStar® PCR plates maximise thermal stability at high temperatures, which prevents sample loss by minimising thermal expansion during PCR. The two-component design combines the advantages of thin wall polypropylene tubes for optimum PCR results, and a rigid polycarbonate skirt and deck for the highest thermal stability and rigidity. In contrast to standard one-piece PCR plates, evaporation from the corner positions of the plate and outer rows of wells is minimal, which allows for the downscaling of reagent volumes and therefore saves costs.
Low profile, 0.1 ml PP wells, PC frame with upstand, cut corner A1, working volume: <100 μl, total well capacity: 200 μl
- Designed for use on ABI® Fast Block cyclers
- Available with frosted wells for increased qPCR signal intensities
FrameStar® is covered by one or more of the following US patents or their foreign counterparts, owned by Eppendorf AG: US Patent Nos. 7,347, 977 and 6,340,589. FrameStar® is a registered trademark owned by 4titude®Ltd.
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