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aliquot

(al-ee-kwoh) adj. a definite fractional share, usually applied when dividing and distributing a dead person's estate or trust assets. (See: share)

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- the supply, delivery and installation of the aliquoting machine, the tests and adjustments necessary for its start-up, - flat-rate maintenance contract for at least 3 additional years beyond the 24-month legal warranty, including the cost of labor, travel and spare parts.
The collaborations integrate the Hamilton Robotics Microlab STAR automated liquid handling workstation into the QFT-Plus assay workflow, or the Tecan Fluent Laboratory Automation workstation to automate the manual step of aliquoting of samples from a single collection device such as Lithium Heparin blood collection tube into the QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus workflow.
Samples may also have to be sorted for centrifugation and aliquoting and be sorted to deliver to the correct laboratory workstation.
The Microlab STAR (sequential transfer and aliquoting robot) from Hamilton Co., Reno, Nev., is a multi-channel automated pipetting system designed to be used in pharmaceutical and biotech applications.
Care was taken during egg aliquoting to ensure that each dish received a similar subsample of the total clutch produced.
and Tecan Group AG, a global leader in laboratory automation and liquid handling technology, announced a collaboration to improve the processing of QIAGENs QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus (QFT-Plus) diagnostic test through the utilization of Tecans Fluent Laboratory Automation workstation for the aliquoting of samples for the optional Lithium Heparin single-tube workflow.
The system utilises an onboard Hamilton pipetting engine for aliquoting and dispensing samples, while simultaneously an agar media dispenser mixes the sample with molten agar within a petri dish.
It reduces hands-on time and repetitive motions with four unique workflows: Decapping; Recapping; Aliquoting; and Reagent addition and heating.
If several tests are to be performed, preanalytical requirements for those tests may be conflicting and may require either multiple biospecimens or aliquoting immediately after collection and before processing (57).
This device goes beyond programming common pipetting operations like reverse pipetting and aliquoting. It enables technicians to easily create, save and execute complete pipetting operations.
For the biobank of the uk jena, a pipetting station / robot with additional functions for aliquoting liquid samples is needed due to the expected increase in sample volumes and the assurance of quality-assured, standardized sample processing.