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Anaerobic Clinical Microbiology Equipment

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Microbiologists study bacteria to gain a better understanding of microorganism functions and their effects on disease, infection and the immune system. Armed with this information, researchers can develop treatments and medications. Many bacteria in the body flourish in an oxygen-free environment; therefore, an anaerobic processing chamber is necessary to better study them in their native states.

First, cells are aseptically cultured in media by inoculation and incubation. Oxygen is removed to create the hypoxic or anaerobic atmosphere for ideal growth of the species. This can be done with nitrogen (or other inert gas) purges, or by introducing carbon dioxide. Species that would die in the presence of oxygen molecules will metabolize via fermentation; other bacteria can grow with some oxygen present.

Bacterial cells outnumber cells in the human body, so it’s imperative that we isolate and identify what they are and how they function. Microorganisms can be beneficial to our physiology, as in the digestive system flora which promotes good health, or harmful such as pathogens that contribute to tissue infections and illnesses. Anaerobic research occurs in a sterile environment to preserve the natural habitat of the cells, and includes applications such as stem cell experiments, cancer investigation, or pathology assays to treat infection.

Anaerobic and hypoxic research requires specialized equipment. The products featured here were selected to help your purchasing efforts: low- or no-oxygen chambers to create optimal environments; equipment designed for storage and sterilization; and operational supplies that address waste disposal and gowning needs.

Anaerobic Processing Chambers

BactronEZ Anaerobic Chamber

BactronEZ Anaerobic Chamber

Modular design allows you to configure unit to your process specifications; features a 13.7 cu. ft. work space, 300 Petri plate capacity

Bactron300 Anaerobic Chamber

Bactron300 Anaerobic Chamber

Features a 17.6 cu. ft. work space and 300 plate capacity includes: vacuum pump, electrical outlet, sleeve assembly, and AMG Regulator

Bactron600 Anaerobic Chamber

Bactron600 Anaerobic Chamber

Features a 17.6 cu. ft. work space, 600 plate capacity, rotating shelf, two rear-mounted shelves, vacuum pump, electrical outlet, sleeve assembly, and AMG Regulator

Bactron900 Anaerobic Chamber

Bactron900 Anaerobic Chamber

Features a 17.6 cu. ft. work spac, 900-plate capacity, rear wall incubator with independent temperature control, vacuum pump, electrical outlet, sleeve assembly, and AMG Regulator

Bactrox Hypoxia Chamber

Bactrox Hypoxia Chamber

Features 13.7 cu. ft. work space, 300 plate capacity and an extra large pass box with a 90 plate capacity; can maintain oxygen levels as low as 1%

Other Processing Equipment

Nitrogen Generator

Nitrogen Generator

Advanced membrane separation design produces dry nitrogen up to 99.9% pure, and delivers gas flow up to 400 SCFH; control N2 rate and purity

BioClave 16 and BioClave Mini by Benchmark Scientific

BioClave 16 and BioClave Mini by Benchmark Scientific

Compact autoclaves fit on bench space; no external water tank is required. Features fully automated operation and large user-friendly digital display

Oasis C02 Incubator

Oasis C02 Incubator

Benchtop Incubators are compact and stackable which saves laboratory work space. Includes an intuitive user interface for precise control

Revco™ High-Performance Lab Freezers

Revco™ High-Performance Lab Freezers

Auto and manual defrost units come in sizes from 4.9 to 51.1 cu. ft.; units designed for storing reagents and other common laboratory materials

Orbi-Shaker™ CO2

Orbi-Shaker™ CO2

Designed for use in in carbon dioxide incubators and other extreme environments; speed up to 300 rpm, 13 x 12 in. platform, incubator and cold-room safe

Barnstead™ Smart2Pure™

Barnstead™ Smart2Pure™

Benchtop and wall mount models convert tap water into ASTM Type 1 and Type 2 water; 3, 6 or 12 liter models available with UV, UF and UV/UF options

BactiZapper™ Infrared MicroSterilizer

BactiZapper™ Infrared MicroSterilizer

BactiZapper is a safe, convenient way to sterilize microorganisms in 5-7 seconds using infrared heating; used in anaerobic and aerobic chambers

Supplies & Cleaning

Static-Control Lab Coats

Static-Control Lab Coats

Wash & wear these comfortable permanent-press lab coats as you would other clothing, but know you are protecting sensitive materials from ESD

Disposable Gloves

Disposable Gloves

Disposable nitrile and PVC gloves are ideal for multiple cleanroom applications & cleanliness levels. The PVC glove has excellent ESD properties

Medical Waste Rollout Container

Medical Waste Rollout Container

Hands-free medical waste containers with lid locks are available in 65- and 95-gal. capacities; compatible with all automated lift systems

Cleanroom Vacuum Cleaners

Cleanroom Vacuum Cleaners

See our full line of cleanroom and lab vacuum cleaners: stainless steel, HEPA- and ULPA-filtered, explosion-proof, wet/dry, portable, and more!

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