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Microplate Array Format Uses Are Limitless

Posted by Steve Fillers on Jan 19, 2016 3:12:00 PM

Amazing Applications for Microplates

Dr. Gyula Takatsy is credited for invention of the microplate in 1951 as a means to increase throughput and reduce the material requirements for running influenza detection assays. Since then, microplates have been considered a first step in automating various process. If you can get it to work in a test tube, chances are very good that you can increase productivity by employing microplate technology. Beyond just holding liquids, solids, and cells, some very clever applications* have been adapted to the microplate array format, as you'll discover in the examples below.

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Topics: Microplates, Microplate Array, Microplate Array Format