Genova Plus spectrophotometer
Genova Plus with optional printer 660 101 fitted
Life Science home screen
260/280 ratio measurement screen
Purity Scan measurement screen
Genova Plus with accessories

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Genova Plus Life Science Spectrophotometer

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• Life Science Spectrophotometer
• 5nm spectral bandwidth
• Absorbance range -0.3 to 2.5A
• Pre-programmed for DNA/RNA analysis
• Purity scan across entire wavelength range
• Pre-programmed methods for protein analysis
• Standard spectrophotometer functions
• Press to read xenon lamp
• Icon driven software
• Small footprint
• Method and result saving to USB memory stick
• 3 year warranty including xenon lamp

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This spectrophotometer is based on the highly successful 73 series spectrophotometers therefore it has all the same features including icon driven software and an improved navigation system for easy and intuitive usability.

As a life science spectrophotometer it has pre-programmed methods for the measurement of nucleic acid concentrations and protein assays plus measurement modes for determining the purity of nucleic acids and optical density (OD) for cell harvesting.

It is pre-programmed with all the most common methods for protein analysis including Bradford, Lowry, Biuret, BCA and Direct UV methods. The OD measurement mode enables cell growth to be monitored by measuring absorbance at 600nm, 595nm or any other user selected wavelength. Performing a purity scan across the entire wavelength range from 198 to 1000nm displays any distorted peaks which enables impurities to be easily identified.

This life science spectrophotometer can be used with any of the accessories of the 73 series, these include the electronic Peltier for accurate temperature control, perfect for use in kinetics experiments and temperature critical reactions, 8 cell automatic turret, sipper pump and a micro-cuvette holder for more precious samples, amongst others.

As well as the dedicated life science measurement modes this instrument can also be used as a standard spectrophotometer with measurement modes for photometrics, concentration, multi-wavelength, spectrum scanning, quantitation and kinetics.


Technical Specification

Parameter Genova Plus
Wavelength Range 198 to 1000nm
Light source Xenon lamp
Wavelength Resolution 1nm
Wavelength Accuracy ± 2nm
Wavelength Repeatability ± 0.5nm
Spectral bandwidth 5nm
Photometric Transmittance 0 to 199.9%
Photometric Absorbance - 0.300 to 2.500A
Photometric Accuracy* ± 1%T, ± 0.01Abs at 1.000 Absorbance
Photometric Resolution 0.1%T, 0.001A
Concentration/Quantitation Range 0 to 9999
Concentration Calibration Blank with a single standard or factor
Quantitation Calibration Blank with up to 12 standards
Quantitation Curve fit algorithms Quadratic, quadratic through zero, linear, linear through zero, interpolate
Kinetics Measurement time 2 to 9999 seconds
Kinetics Calibration Blank with a single standard or factor
Kinetics Display Graphical and concentration
Kinetics Analysis Concentration, rate of change, initial and final absorbance/ %T
Spectrum/Purity Range 198 to 1000nm
Scan interval selec table 1, 2 or 5nm
Spectrum/Purity Analysis Absorbance or transmittance and peak and valleys
Multi-wavelength Data Points Up to 4 wavelengths
Multi-wavelength Calculations Sum, product, ratio and difference
DNA Measurement Modes dsDNA, ssDNA, RNA, Oligonucleotides, 260/ 280, 260/ 230, Variable ratio
Multi-wavelength Plus Data Points Up to 3 wavelengths plus optional reference wavelength
Multi-wavelength Plus Calculations Concentration and ratio
Protein Measurement Modes BCA, Bradford, Lowry, Biuret, Direct UV
OD 600 Range 0.00 E- 19 to 9.99 E+ 19
OD 600 Calibration Blank with a single standard or factor
GLP Support Current time and date, user ID, instrument lock and method lock
Method storage 312 (including pre-programmed methods)
Results memory Limited by attached mass storage device
Removable media USB (supplied)
Outputs USB, Analogue, RS232, Integral printer
Size (w x d x h) 275 x 400 x 220mm
Weight 6kg

* Assessment must be performed with a 10x10mm path length cuvette holder installed

Ordering Information

Part Code Description
736 501 Genova Plus life science spectrophotometer fitted with micro-cuvette holder, supplied with 10x10mm cuvette holder, pack 100 disposable micro-cuvettes, instruction manual, universal power supply, USB memory stick



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