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LITRE. A French measure of capacity. It is of the size of a decimetre, or one-tenth part of a cubic metre. It is equal to 61.028 cubic inches. Vide Measure.

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The ability of robust and high calibre liquid handling robots to accurately and consistently dispense multiple nanoliter volume samples enables large screening studies to be done.
pipettor for pipetting nanoliter volumes and the preparation of concentration gradients in the assay plates, and
The flexible format and nanoliter scale of the OpenArray system allows for easy adjustment of sample and assay numbers, achieving economical, high-throughput genomics.
The 216-LC employs a "splitless" design that delivers nanoliter flows to a mass spectrometer without discarding a large fraction of the solvent.
Traditional HPLC pumps monitor flow rates with pistons or syringes, both of which cannot be adapted to nanoliter quantities.
These experiments have made significant progress in the areas of automation and throughput, enabled by technological advances in nanoliter liquid handling and flexible plate preparation, which fuel standardization and automation of data analysis as well.
Microfluidics deals with the behavior, precise control, and manipulation of microliter and nanoliter volumes of fluids to perform life science assays.
Microfluidics deals with the behavior, precise control and manipulation of microliter and nanoliter volumes of fluids and is used in the development of devices such as DNA chips, micro-propulsion, and lab-on-a-chip technology.
Among the techniques discussed were ESI-FTICR mass spectrometry, nanoliter DNA sequencing, high-throughput SNP scoring, microchannel-based synthesis, high-throughput methods for pharmaceutical pre-formulations, and high-throughput screening by flow cytometry.
Fluidigm's BioMark System uses integrated fluidic circuit (IFC) technology to reduce complexity, improve throughput with nanoliter precision and provide significant cost-savings (less reagent and smaller samples) for high-throughput genotyping applications.