Lower Lab Costs by Maximizing Sample Retention

Are you using low retention tips in your lab? If not, you may be leaving precious sample behind! Minor sample variations introduced by pipetting can impact results. No matter which tip you choose, low-retention is a key feature. Low-retention tips do exactly as the name suggests—retain low levels of liquid. If you’ve ever looked at a standard pipet tip, you might see a little bit of liquid left after dispensing. Low-retention tips reduce this from happening because they have a hydrophobic plastic additive that keeps the liquid from sticking to the inside of the tips.


In this one minute video demonstration, we aspirate and dispense blue dye to show the performance difference between low retention and non low retention tips.


Video Transciption

In this demonstration we show how low retention pipette tips prevent sample loss. We use blue dye as a visual representation of DNA, Proteins, and Genomic material to compare the performance difference between non low retention tips, also know as natural tips, and low retention tips. The result is clear. The low retention tip has virtual no residue left in the tip.


Considering the sensitivity of todays lifesciene assays, minor sample variations introduced by pipetting can impact results and effect CV values. Biotix pipette tips with X-Resin low retention built in, giving you uniform clean delivery every time.


Because your data quality matters, your tips matter. Learn more about Biotix pipette tip innovation a biotix.com/pipettetips.


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