Thermo Scientific Appliskan

Thermo Scientific Appliskan
 4.0/5.0 (2 reviews)

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Appliskan Multimode Microplate Reader is a filter-based multitechnology microplate reader for photometric, luminometric and fluorometric research applications.   The  Appliskan more

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Makoto Tsunoda


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Member since 2005

University of Tokyo
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  • 3 out of 5EASE OF USE
  • 3 out of 5VALUE FOR MONEY

Review date: 14 Jan 2013

Application Area: enzyme assay
Thermo Scientific Appliskan

"I think that this system is easy to use. The wavelengths are changeable making the system applicable to many kinds of studies."

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Raji Ravi


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Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene, Maryland
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  • 5 out of 5EASE OF USE
  • 5 out of 5VALUE FOR MONEY

Review date: 24 Jan 2012

Application Area: Microbiology
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"We use this reader for our immunoassays (ELISA) and also other enzymatioc assays (spectrophotometric), it has been a very good performer and we always get good reliable data. Being a Public Health Lab, we need reliable equipment that can perform well and this is the one that we would recommend for most assays."



Thermo Appliskan Multimode Microplate Reader is a filter-based multitechnology microplate reader for photometric, luminometric and fluorometric research applications. 

The  Appliskan features an onboard shaker, an incubator and up to two onboard dispensers and can work with 6- to 384-well plates.

Appliskan is a true multimode microplate reader capable of measuring Luminescence, Absorbance, Fluorescence Intensity, Fluorescence Polarization, and Time-Resolved Fluorescence in 6- to 384-well plates. Additionally, the Appliskan provides possibilities for dual-label measurements, such as BRET, FRET and TR-FRET assays.

Features of the Thermo Appliskan include:

• Excellent sensitivity with luminometric and Time-Resolved-Fluorescence applications 
• Small footprint fits into even the most crowded laboratories 
• Versatile Thermo Scientific SkanIt Software provides easy assay design, flexible data handling and convenient report formatting, even with challenging applications 
• Numerous plate formats from 6- to 384-well 
• Up to two dispensers for exact follow-up of kinetic reactions 
• Fluorometric wavelength range�up to 820nm provides a high sensitivity and a wide linear dynamic range in all fluorometric applications, even with red-sensitive fluorochromes and demanding TR-FRET applications

Appliskan microplate reader provides the flexibility to carry out a wide range of microplate assay types, such as cytotoxicity, DNA analysis, immunoassays, multiplexing and protein activity, amongst many others.


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