Monthly Archives: August 2011

08 Aug

Microfuge

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Sometimes just a quick spin is needed for your micro tubes.  Rather than waiting for  your chance use the general lab microcentrifuge a mini centrifuge would save time and let you continue your work more quickly.  Mini centrifuges, AKA personal … Continue reading

05 Aug

Mycobacterium

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Bacteria such as mycobacterium have cell walls that contain a high lipid content.  One of the cell wall lipids is a waxy material called mycolic acid.  Mycolic acid is a complex lipid that is made of fatty acids and fatty … Continue reading

01 Aug

Lab Design 2

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Last week we talked about the blower for the fume hood in your new lab design.  Now we need the work surface, cabinets, and fixtures as your hood will generally not come with these. The work surface is usually molded … Continue reading