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pipette

 [pi-pet´] (Fr.)
1. a glass or transparent plastic tube used in measuring or transferring small quantities of liquid or gas.
2. to dispense by means of such a tube.

pi·pette

, pipet (pī-pet', pī-pet'),
A graduated tube (marked in mL) used to transport a definite volume of a gas or liquid in laboratory work.
[Fr. dim. of pipe, pipe]

pi·pette

, pipet (pī-pet')
A graduated tube (marked in mL) used to transport a definite volume of a gas or liquid in laboratory work.
[Fr. dim. of pipe, pipe]

pi·pette

, pipet (pī-pet')
A graduated tube (marked in mL) used to transport a definite volume of a gas or liquid in laboratory work.
[Fr. dim. of pipe, pipe]
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We used a Digiflex TP automatic pipettor to aspirate 0.25 mL serum that was dispensed with 4.75 mL Tris-HCL buffer (0.05 mol/L, pH 7.5, 0.25% vol/vol Triton X-100) into clean, 8-mL screwcap vials, then mixed it on a hematology mixer.
Two new pipettors were delivered, free of charge, in a few days.
Pathlength/volume calibration curves were prepared using single-channel pipettors to dispense defined volumes of reagent into microplate wells.
Workbench with hood and UV radiator (see Sections 1.1.4 and 3.2.2) and positive-displacement pipettors or regular pipettors in conjunction with aerosol-proof disposable pipette tips.
The pipettors combine researcher-requested features with the latest ergonomic principles to provide enhanced performance.
The Vision electronic pipettors line has full-color screens and unique touch wheel interfaces.
* MLine pipettors feature a comfortable ergonomic design: Extremely low plunger forces; easy tip ejection; smooth and secure volume setting mechanism; small volume increments and full autoclavability.
The system features new software wizards with pre-set, validated methods and allows the use of one or two pipettors.
.16 draw liquid into the tip of these pipettors, a partial vacuum is created when the pipette plunger moves tip and down the pipette piston.
At the present time, Martrix offers the PlateMate automated pipetting systems and Speedmation single- and multi-channel manual and electronic pipettors. Robbins Scientific offers the Hydra automated dispensing machines and hybridization incubators.
Because DMSO has distinct physical properties, it behaves differently from water when handled by air-displacement pipettors and acoustic droplet ejectors.