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The heritage of GE Healthcare Life Sciences stretches back more than 250 years. Since then, our tools for biopharmaceutical manufacturing and life science research have had an impact on the lives of millions. James Whatman dedicated his life to the manufacture of high-quality paper. The Whatman filter was pivotal in chromatography work that led to the 1952 Nobel Prize in chemistry. Meanwhile, other filtration techniques led to the discovery of Sephadex. Who could have guessed that it would have been the springboard to so many innovations in the life sciences industry?

Today, most biopharmaceuticals are manufactured using products that can trace their heritage back to Sephadex. Since the beginning, Amersham products have led the way in biomolecular labeling, detection and imaging — enabling breakthroughs in science and medicine, such as the human genome project. GE Healthcare Life Sciences is committed to carrying on this tradition of innovation and developing tools that help scientists make a positive difference in our world.

Protein Research

Pure proteins today. Powerful results tomorrow.

We offer a large range of chromatography media to purify proteins using manual methods or automated chromatography systems. Our tools cover a variety of prepacked formats for convenient protein purification such as gravity columns, spin columns, 96-well plates, as well as prepacked columns for use with automated chromatography systems.

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ÄKTA start offers the following features:

  • Compact solution for quick and reliable one-step protein purification
  • Sample injection and fraction collection options
  • Quick start methods and templates for common purification techniques
  • Intuitive touchscreen display and real-time monitoring

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Western Blotting

Innovative solutions designed to meet your specific protein analysis needs.

Amersham Western blotting products provide solutions to suit your needs.

Key Products

Cell Culture

Let GE Healthcare help you find the cell culture solutions that meet your needs. HyClone™ serum, media, buffers and process liquids products have been meeting the needs of research, drug discovery, and bioproduction customers since 1967.

HyClone™ Classical and Serum-Free Media »

Culture cells using our complete line of HyClone™ classical, specialty and transfection media products that support cell growth of CHO, SF9, HEK293, hybridoma, myeloma, insect, NS0 and viral vaccine cell lines.

HyClone™ Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS), Calf Serum, Fetal Bovine Serum Alternatives, and Supplements »

Enhance cell culture performance using a variety of HyClone™ supplements, including Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS), calf serum, engineered serum (FetalClone™ 1, 2, 3) and serum-free supplements (HyClone™ Cell Boost 1-6).

HyClone™ Antibiotics and Reagents »

Separate attachment-dependent cells from substrate or reduce the effect of bacteria, mold or yeast contaminants in your cell culture process.

HyClone™ Stem Cell Products »

Grow stem cells with ease using our specialty line of stem cell products tailored to optimize cell culture performance for a variety of stem cells including induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC), mesenchymal stem cells (mSC), human embryonic stem cells (hESC) and epithelial stem cells.

HyClone™ Buffers and Process Liquids »

Manage, control and regulate pH, temperature, osmotic pressure, carbon dioxide and oxygen for your specific cell culture.

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DNA and RNA Research

illustra™

Purify. Simplify. Amplify.
Fresh, simple, for a confident beginning

Your DNA and RNA samples are precious and must be prepared correctly to deliver consistent, reproducible results. illustra from GE Healthcare supports you in the routine tasks so that all your energy can go into achieving your goals.

illustra from GE Healthcare offers a portfolio of amplification and purification products that are fast, easy-to-use, and developed by expert nucleic acid scientists who understand your needs.

illustra nucleic acid amplification

  • Phi29 DNA polymerase : Fast and simple DNA amplification—without thermocycling 
  • illustra TempliPhi and illustra GenomiPhi DNA Amplification Kits

illustra TempliPhi DNA Amplification Kits : prepare DNA directly from plasmid or fosmid glycerol stocks or colonies

illustra GenomiPhi DNA Amplification Kits : easy-to-use method that delivers highly representative and reliable whole genome amplification

illustra Single Cell GenomiPhi DNA amplification kit : robustly amplifies genomic DNA from as little as 1 to 1000 cells without interference from non specific amplification

  • Instant and reliable PCR mixes with Ready-To-Go™ Beads convenience

PuReTaq™ Ready-To-Go PCR Beads, for standard PCR

Hot Start Mix Ready-To-Go PCR Beads, for high-specificity amplification

Ready-To-Go RT-PCR Beads, for amplification from RNA templates

RAPD Analysis Ready-To-Go Beads, for rapid detection of genomic polymorphisms

  • Independent reagents for flexible method development

Taq DNA polymerase (cloned)
illustra PCR Grade Nucleotides

illustra post-PCR clean-up

  • illustra ExoProStar™ and illustra ExoProStar 1-Step : optimized for high performance in your specific application. Supplied with prepacked columns
  • illustra™ GFX™ PCR DNA and Gel Band Purification Kit, for flexible, fast purification
  • illustra GFX 96 PCR Purification Kit, for rapid purification of multiple samples
Whatman™ Filtration

GE Healthcare's Life Sciences Whatman™ brand products are manufactured from high-purity raw materials, and our factories all operate to ISO 9001:2008 standards. We help you provide the right filter your specific application, whether you are using one of our glass papers, syringe filters, or other Whatman products, you can count on GE to understand that quality matters.

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Puradisc syringe filter

  • Basic, dependable single membrane layer filter
  • Available in 9 different membrane types and 3 different pore sizes to work for samples of many chemical compositions and volumes

Whatman GD/X™ syringe filter

  • Used for heavy, thick, or viscous hard to filter samples
  • Multi-gradient glass fiber layer pre-filters large particles which increases flow rate and volume through the main membrane

GD/XP syringe filter

  • Used for heavy, thick, or viscous samples with low protein binding and low metals extractables
  • Polypropylene pre-filtration stack provides increased flow rate and volume flow through while eliminating protein binding and inorganic ion extractables that could come from glass fiber pre-filtration 

SPARTAN™

  • Every batch is tested and certified for HPLC use to ensure batch-to-batch consistency and low levels of UV-absorbing substances
  • Regenerated cellulose membrane exhibits very low protein binding and low levels of extractables in water, methanol, and acetonitrile

Anotop™

  • Recommended for use in Ion Chromatography 
  • Alumina based Anopore membrane has very low ion extractables and highly uniform capillary pore structure

Mini-UniPrep™ (MUP)

  • Designed for HPLC and uHPLC autosamplers to support high throughput testing labs
  • Combines syringe, syringe filter, autosampler vial, cap, and septum in a single device for increased efficiency in consumable management

MiniUniPrep (MUP) G2

  • Designed for HPLC and UHPLC autosamplers to support high throughput testing labs requiring low levels of organic leachables
  • Same design as MUP but a borosilicate glass vial reduces leachables that could come from plastics

Cellulose fibre - quantitative

  • Low ash filters in support gravimetric and other weight based analyses
  • Available in a variety of thicknesses, retention sizes, and surface treatments to support specific applications

Cellulose fibre - qualitative

  • High purity cotton filters support sample separation, clarification, and purification in advance of analysis
  • Available in a variety of thicknesses, retention sizes, and physical preparations to support specific applications

Glass and quartz fiber

  • The ability to capture very small particles supports environmental analysis and other applications requiring high retention rates
  • Available with a range of particle retention sizes, mechanical strengths, and thermal stabilities to support specific applications

Key Products

Syringe Filters

  • Puradisc
  • Whatman GD/X™
  • GD/XP syringe filter
  • SPARTAN™
  • Anotop™
  • Mini-UniPrep™ (MUP) G & G2
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Filter papers, and glass/quartz fibers

  • Cellulose fibre – quantitative
  • Cellulose fibre – qualitative
  • Glass and quartz fiber
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Products

GE Healthcare Sievers Certified TOC Vials

Use these certified TOC vials in critical pharmaceutical applications such as USP and EP Water testing as well as municipal water testing. GE™ Sievers Certified TOC Vials are certified to below 10 ppb for confidence in the quality of your TOC measurements. X72 TOC Certified Vials 40ML Pre-Cleaned Pack 72

GE Healthcare Amersham™ Protran™ NC Nitrocellulose Membranes: Rolls

Use this versatile nitrocellulose membrane for excellent binding affinity for small proteins and peptides, as well as nucleic acids. GE Healthcare Amersham™ Protran™ NC Nitrocellulose Membranes: Rolls offer excellent sensitivity, resolution, and low background. X1 Amersham Protran 0.1um Nitrocellulose 150mm x 4m roll

GE Healthcare Whatman™ Qualitative Filter Paper: Grade 1 Circles

Covers a wide range of laboratory applications and is frequently used for clarifying liquids. Whatman™ Qualitative Filter Paper: Grade 1 Circles are widely used standard grade filter papers for routine applications with medium retention and flow rates. X100 FILTER PAPERS, NO.1 DIAMETER 12.5CM(1001 125) (PACK OF 100)

GE Healthcare Poly(I)-Poly(C)

For stimulation of interferon production in vitro.  GE Healthcare Poly(I)-Poly(C) is supplied as a sterile lyophilised powder. 265 MG POLY (I)-POLY(C) STERILE 265MG STORE AT-20°C Store in Freezer at -20C

HyClone™ Fetal Bovine Serum, South American Origin

500ML FETAL BOVINE SERUM, Research GradeSouth American Origin, European Customers

GE Healthcare Hyclone 500 ML FETAL BOVINE SERUM, HEAT INACTIVATED,research grade, EU approved, South American origin

12350273 500 ML FETAL BOVINE SERUM, HEAT INACTIVATED,research grade, EU approved, South American origin 500 ML FETAL BOVINE SERUM, HEAT INACTIVATED,research grade, EU approved, South American origin

GE Healthcare PEEK Finger Tight Connector

Use With Tubing o.d. 1/16 in. GE Healthcare PEEK Finger Tight Connector provides the tightest connections. X10 CONNECTOR MALE FINGERTIGHT 1/16 INCH10)

GE Healthcare Whatman™ Lens Cleaning Tissue

Provides scratch-free cleaning solutions. Whatman™ Lens Cleaning Tissue safely removes surface moisture and grease. X500 SHEETS LENS CLEAN. 460X570MM

GE Healthcare Whatman™ Binder-Free Glass Microfiber Filters, Grade GF/C

Combines fine particle retention with good flow rate. Whatman™ Binder-Free Glass Microfiber Filters, Grade GF/C are ideal for the collection of suspended solids in potable water, natural and industrial wastes. X100 TYPE GF/C 3.7CM/100/PKGLASS F

GE Healthcare Whatman™ Quantitative Filter Paper: Grade 42 Circles

Filters and retains extremely small particles. Whatman™ Quantitative Filter Paper: Grade 42 Circles are suitable for processes that require ashing. X100 GR. 42 4.7CM100/PK FILTER C

GE Analytical Instruments CERTIFIED TOC VIALS 40ML 72/CS

15871102 CERTIFIED TOC VIALS 40ML 72/CS CERTIFIED TOC VIALS 40ML 72/CS

HyClone™ Ham's Nutrient Mixture F12 Media

Support cell culture growth with HyClone™ Ham's Nutrient Mixture F12 Media, manufactured based on compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) for Medical Devices and ISO 9001 guidelines. HAM'S MIX. F12 + L-GLUTAMINE 500ML

GE Healthcare HyClone™ US Bovine Calf Serum

A cost effective alternative to Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS). GE Healthcare HyClone™ US Bovine Calf Serum is defined, irradiated, heat inactivated serum of US origin that is filtered through three sequential 0.1μm pore size-rated filters. 500 ML US BOVINE CALF SERUM, HEAT INACTIVATED500mL Store in Freezer at -20C

GE Healthcare His GraviTrap™ Columns

Use for purification of histidine-tagged proteins using gravity flow. His GraviTrap™ Columns enable fast and simple purification. X10 HIS GRAVITRAP

GE Healthcare ÄKTA™ High Flow Kit

Higher flow rates at lower back pressure. GE Healthcare ÄKTA™ High Flow Kit contains the necessary components and software to reduce backpressure in the system, thereby allowing higher flow rates. AKTA USER KIT

GE Healthcare Whatman™ AS 300 Series Filtration Manifolds

Stainless steel filter funnel three-place manifold, for microbiology monitors and analytical funnels SS VACUUMMANI 3-PLACE

GE Healthcare Whatman™ Binder-Free Glass Microfiber Filters GF/F Circles

Served as the basis filter for EPA standard for the toxicity characteristic leaching procedure. Whatman™ Binder-Free Glass Microfiber Filters GF/F Circles offers an extremely high loading capacity and flow rate. X100 TYPE GF/F 2.1CM/100/PKGLASS F

GE Healthcare HiTrap™ DEAE Sepharose Fast Flow IEX Columns

Weak anion exchanger for small-scale protein purifications.  GE Healthcare Lifescience™ HiTrap™ DEAE Sepharose Fast Flow IEX Columns are convenient and rapid. X5 HITRAP DEAE FAST FLOW 5ML

HyClone™ Dulbecco's Modified Eagles Medium

Designed to support cell culture growth and biomanufacturing processes. DMEM/HIGH -GLUT SPYR 6X1000MLSodium Pyruvate, 6x1000 mL

GE Healthcare Akta Start Chromatography System

Easy-to-use chromatography system that automates manual purification procedures.  GE Healthcare Akta Start Chromatography System includes standalone system with accessory box and user documentation. AKTA START - MAIN INSTRUMENT

HyClone™ Antibiotic/Antimycotic Solution (Pen/Strep/Fungiezone) solution

Filter sterilized. GE Healthcare HyClone™ Antibiotic Antimycotic (Pen/Strep/Fungiezone) Solution controls or destroys destructive microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi and yeast. 100ML ANTIBIOTIC/ANTIMYCOTIC SOL

GE Healthcare Whatman™ Binder-Free Glass Microfiber Filters, Grade 934-AH Circles

Designed for analysis of non-filterable residue and materials that require a high loading capacity glass microfiber filter. Whatman™ Binder-Free Glass Microfiber Filters, Grade 934-AH Circles are also used in cell harvesting, liquid scintillation, and monitoring pollution. X100 FILTER GLASS 934-AH 125MM

GE Healthcare Whatman™ pH Indicator Papers, CF Strips

Provides an extremely clear and accurate visual pH value using four different segments of dye-impregnated indicator papers. Whatman™ pH Indicator Papers, CF Strips use dyes that are chemically bonded to the paper and cannot be leached into solution. X100 PH STRIPS PH4,5 - 10

GE Healthcare PEEK Tubing

Plastic tubing. GE Healthcare Polyetheretherketone Tubing for use in various applications. TUBING 2 MM I.D., 1 M/Cs, MA: 28-9663-76

GE Healthcare Whatman™ FTA™ Dessicant Packet

Ensures that FTA Cards remain dry during transport or storage X1000 DESICCANT SILICA GEL 1GM (PACK OF1000)

GE Healthcare Whatman™ Benchkote™ Surface Protector Reel

Minimize mess and contamination during spills. Whatman™ Benchkote material has a high-quality, smooth, absorbent lab paper layer that soaks up liquid spills. A second laminated polyethylene layer prevents flow-through to the working surface. ROLL 50M BENCHKOTE L46CM

GE Healthcare Whatman™ Nylon Membranes

Flexible and durable for easier handling.   GE Healthcare Nylon Membranes are naturally hydrophilic, eliminating need for wetting agents and prewetting when filtering aqueous solutions. X100 FILTERS, NYLON MEMBRANE,0.2µM,47MM DIAMETER(PACK OF 100)

GE Healthcare Whatman™ Plastic Zipper Seal Storage Bag

Zipper storage bag for 903 Protein Saver Cards X100 PLASTIC BAG ZIP 4 X 6

GE Healthcare Whatman™ Quantitative Filter Paper: Grade 40 Circles

Supports accurate analysis in applications sensitive to very low levels of background contamination. Whatman™ Quantitative Filter Paper: Grade 40 Circles are additionally useful in gravimetric analysis where ash content might affect weight measurements of combusted samples. X100 FILTER PAPER GR. 40 185MM

GE Healthcare Whatman™ Mini-UniPrep™ Syringeless Filters

Processes sample loads in one-third the time. Whatman™ Mini-UniPrep™ Syringeless Filters provide a faster and easier way to remove particulates from samples being prepared for HPLC and UHPLC analysis. X100 MINI-UNIPREP 0,45µ NYL

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Lab Recharge

Welcome to GE Lab Recharge 2019

Offering solutions for all segments and applications for Life Sciences research including, sample preparation,  protein purification, cell culture, filtration and western blotting.

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ÄKTA™ start protein purification system

You won’t believe how easy it is.

From method creation and sample loading to fraction collection and data analysis, we’ve thought about how to make your work easier at every step. Let ÄKTA start transform your manual purification workflow into a convenient automated solution that delivers reproducible results

It’s like having an expert with you all the way.

UNICORN start system control software is user friendly, guiding you through each step in your purification−from creating a protocol and setting up your run to evaluating your results and creating a custom report. See how UNICORN start software saves you time and gives you valuable insight from your run or purification.

ÄKTA start offers the following features:

  • Compact solution for quick and reliable one-step protein purification
  • Sample injection and fraction collection options
  • Quick start methods and templates for common purification techniques
  • Intuitive touchscreen display and real-time monitoring

Specifications:

  • Flow-Rate: 0.5-5mL/min
  • Pump type: Peristaltic pump - single channel, four roller pump head with low pulsation
  • Max. operating pressure: 0.5 Mpa
  • UV, fixed wave length: Yes, 280 nm
  • Conductivity range: 0-300 mS/cm
  • Software: UNICORN start 1.0 or higher