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1.4 mm Zirconium Beads, Pre-Filled Tubes (100 count)

$133.00

Our 1.4 mm Zirconium Beads are suitable for homogenizing small animal (e.g., mouse) tissue samples and biomass and comparable to Lysing Matrix D.

Zirconium Beads are denser than silica beads, less expensive than stainless steel grinding balls, and inert in most solutions.  They are washed with acidified water to remove contaminants typically found in untreated beads (e.g., dust, microbes, hair), and further baked to remove any organic impurities.

Pre-Filled Tubes are a convenient solution for labs seeking time savings by no longer requiring researchers to weigh, fill and QC individual tubes.  They are available in 2 mL skirted (i.e., self-standing) or unskirted polypropylene tubes to ensure compatibility with most tube homogenizers. Clear screw caps with O-rings included.

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