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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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Users can configure the instrument to accommodate between 50 and 500 nanoliters per minute, and with peak parking--a technique that reduces flow to extend analysis time--the NanoLC can handle 20 nanoliters per minute.
As for liquid handling, Beckman previewed its Nanomek Liquid Transfer Module, priced at $50,000-$60,000, for pipetting of volumes from 50 nanoliters to 20 microliters.
Picoliter and nanoliter quantities of reagents don't pose nearly the safety concerns that liter quantities of toxic or flammable chemicals do.
The device allows picoliter to nanoliter volumes to be measured with high sensitivity without sacrificing spatial resolution, making it suitable for capillary LC and CE systems.
Zymark integrated its new 100 nanoliter liquid dispenser into the Sciclone Advanced Liquid Handler ...
Its DNA MassArray system uses robotically generated nanoliter quantities of DNA that are applied to a 6-[cm.sup.2] SpectroChip and analyzed with a matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometer (MALDITOF-MS).
Zymark and Seyonic SA will develop, manufacture and market nanoliter handling instrumentation based on Zymark's Sciclone platform and Seyonic's MEMS-based microfluidic controllers ...
"CE yields high resolution separations of these herbicides in crop samples within minutes, using only nanoliter sample volumes," says Max Safarpour, a research chemist at American Cyanamid.
The mosquito X1 is a nanoliter "hit-picking" version of the mosquito liquid handling system.
Microfluidics; and that labor intensive and time-consuming steps, such as sample preparation, purification, mixing, reactions, separations, and detection, can be carried out in a single monolithic microfabric device and all can be made using nanoliter volumes (16).