Tougher than silica, less expensive than stainless steel, and inert in most solutions, 3.0 mm Acid Washed* Zirconium Beads suitable for homogenizing larger tissue and plant leaf samples.
Beads 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 (i.e., conical bottom) polypropylene tubes to ensure compatibility with most tube homogenizers. Clear screw caps with O-rings included.
*Low Binding and Molecular Biology Grade 3.0 mm Zirconium Beads are available in Pre-Filled Tube format upon request.
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