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ADS Biotec, along with its parent company ADSTEC (Japan), is a global leader in the development, manufacture and sale of automated instruments and consumables for use in cytogenetic, pathology and research laboratories.

HANABI-PVI Metaphase Spreader

The HANABI-PVI Metaphase Spreader offers the best control to spread cell suspensions to make the chromosome metaphase specimen slides that are used to analyze chromosomes using FISH, CGH, and G-banding. The specimen slides of various cells can be made by adjusting spreading conditions.

SKU: HCMS-99-0001

The HANABI-PVI Metaphase Spreader has been designed to provide optimized environmental conditions for metaphase chromosome spread preparations. Temperature, humidity and airflow are set and rapidly stabilized so when chromosomes are dropped and spread on microscope slides, they are dried in a consistent and reproducible manner. Excessive spreading and chromosome overlaps are minimized, giving rise to better yields of analysable metaphases. The chromosome spreading process for conventional G-banding (or equivalent) and FISH analysis of samples derived from blood cells or bone marrow samples, is now more streamlined and can easily be carried out regardless of skill level. Protocols requiring cells and chromosomes that are spread on the entire slide can be achieved using the tilted slide.

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  • Highly consistent spreading results
  • Low maintenance and ease of use
  • Smallest benchtop space requirements in the market
  • Rapid, time-saving stabilization of internal environment
  • Increased yield of analysable metaphases over traditional methods
  • Easily controlled environment
  • Sample fluid volume: 10-30 μL per sample
  • New top cover design increases spreading quality
  • Five slides capacity
Items Specifications Remarks
Display Temperature base block wall, humidifying tank, dryness level These have offsets
Pipette 2-200 μL tip Pipette guide set dropping height
Dropping volume 10 μL – 30 μL Can be set with pipetman
Slide glass 76 X 26 (t+0.8-1.2) mm
Slide cassette 5 glass slides 1 to 5 slides can be produced at a time
Humidifying water tank 10 hours without refill Continuous use
Operating environment 15 – 25º C, 20 -60% relative humidity Non-condensing
Storage environment 0 – 40º C, 10 – 90% relative humidity Non-condensing
External size (W X H X D) 400 X 320 X 380 (closed)

400 X 560 X 520 (open)

Small footprint size fits on a standard laboratory benchtop
Weight 18 kg
Safety standards CE marked

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