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I need to add parameters to my Navios Platform instrument. Is this possible? {AD46E97F-19D2-4678-876C-54EAA461AFB9}|{C5267D20-B86D-4A47-9B1C-71F12EA51959}|{6055BF23-52AD-4827-A6A8-EC4E5A4FCAB9} | I need to add parameters to my Navios Platform instrument. Is this possible?
What is air-displacement pipetting? | What is air-displacement pipetting?
Why does the European Pharmacopoeia suggest that TOC analyzers should completely oxidize the TOC present in the sample to CO2? {074CB442-9A09-445F-AE90-06183AACCA8A} | Why does the European Pharmacopoeia suggest that TOC analyzers should completely oxidize the TOC present in the sample to CO2?
TOC excursions are quite commonly transient events. Can the PAT700 help get to root-cause and diagnose the source of the TOC contamination? {074CB442-9A09-445F-AE90-06183AACCA8A} | TOC excursions are quite commonly transient events. Can the PAT700 help get to root-cause and diagnose the source of the TOC contamination?
Most TOC analyzers need service and calibration every 6 months. Why does the PAT700 only need service and calibration every 12 months? {074CB442-9A09-445F-AE90-06183AACCA8A} | Most TOC analyzers need service and calibration every 6 months. Why does the PAT700 only need service and calibration every 12 months?
How can the PAT700 help support 21CFR Part 11 for TOC records? {074CB442-9A09-445F-AE90-06183AACCA8A} | How can the PAT700 help support 21CFR Part 11 for TOC records?
How does the PAT700 avoid measurement interference from TIC? {074CB442-9A09-445F-AE90-06183AACCA8A} | How does the PAT700 avoid measurement interference from TIC?
Other TOC analyzers can be affected by small changes in the water loop pressure as the points of use are turned on and off. Why is the PAT700 immune to changes in the water loop pressure? {074CB442-9A09-445F-AE90-06183AACCA8A} | Other TOC analyzers can be affected by small changes in the water loop pressure as the points of use are turned on and off. Why is the PAT700 immune to changes in the water loop pressure?
What is required to comply with the USP chapter on Conductivity, USP<645>, for a TOC analyzer? {074CB442-9A09-445F-AE90-06183AACCA8A} | What is required to comply with the USP chapter on Conductivity, USP<645>, for a TOC analyzer?
Can I drop in additional liquid antibodies with the DURAClone panels? {915ADD76-571F-4D77-89D8-7BCD94C23C11} | Can I drop in additional liquid antibodies with the DURAClone panels?
How do I analyze the complex data sets obtained with the RE tubes? {915ADD76-571F-4D77-89D8-7BCD94C23C11} | How do I analyze the complex data sets obtained with the RE tubes?
How do I run compensation for the pre-formulated DURAClone panels? {915ADD76-571F-4D77-89D8-7BCD94C23C11} | How do I run compensation for the pre-formulated DURAClone panels?
How does DURA Innovations differ from lyophilization? {915ADD76-571F-4D77-89D8-7BCD94C23C11}|{C5B60330-62D1-4164-A916-64B5DC9C10BE}|{1BBB5BE8-A153-491F-9666-AD5F78E11AF3}|{4ADB6649-D67F-4254-B351-F55761E92F5E}|{A7510708-5054-4111-8386-B0F9CFB1FDF2} | How does DURA Innovations differ from lyophilization?
Can I use DURA Innovations in my clinical lab? {915ADD76-571F-4D77-89D8-7BCD94C23C11}|{C5B60330-62D1-4164-A916-64B5DC9C10BE}|{1BBB5BE8-A153-491F-9666-AD5F78E11AF3}|{4ADB6649-D67F-4254-B351-F55761E92F5E}|{A7510708-5054-4111-8386-B0F9CFB1FDF2} | Can I use DURA Innovations in my clinical lab?
Is there a limit to the kind of materials you can dry down with DURA Innovations? {915ADD76-571F-4D77-89D8-7BCD94C23C11}|{C5B60330-62D1-4164-A916-64B5DC9C10BE}|{1BBB5BE8-A153-491F-9666-AD5F78E11AF3}|{4ADB6649-D67F-4254-B351-F55761E92F5E}|{A7510708-5054-4111-8386-B0F9CFB1FDF2} | Is there a limit to the kind of materials you can dry down with DURA Innovations?
Why is CD8 not included? {915ADD76-571F-4D77-89D8-7BCD94C23C11}|{4ADB6649-D67F-4254-B351-F55761E92F5E} | Why is CD8 not included?
Which cytokine expression corresponds to each T helper cell type? {915ADD76-571F-4D77-89D8-7BCD94C23C11}|{4ADB6649-D67F-4254-B351-F55761E92F5E} | Which cytokine expression corresponds to each T helper cell type?
How do I stimulate my cells to induce cytokine expression? {915ADD76-571F-4D77-89D8-7BCD94C23C11}|{4ADB6649-D67F-4254-B351-F55761E92F5E} | How do I stimulate my cells to induce cytokine expression?
What kind of samples can I use with the DURAClone IF antibody panels? {915ADD76-571F-4D77-89D8-7BCD94C23C11}|{4ADB6649-D67F-4254-B351-F55761E92F5E} | What kind of samples can I use with the DURAClone IF antibody panels?
How feasible is simultaneous staining of surface and intracellular antigens using DURAClone antibody panels? {915ADD76-571F-4D77-89D8-7BCD94C23C11}|{4ADB6649-D67F-4254-B351-F55761E92F5E} | How feasible is simultaneous staining of surface and intracellular antigens using DURAClone antibody panels?
Why were AlexaFluor700 and AlexaFluor750 used instead of the much brighter tandem dye analogues APC-AF700 and APC-AF750? {915ADD76-571F-4D77-89D8-7BCD94C23C11}|{4ADB6649-D67F-4254-B351-F55761E92F5E} | Why were AlexaFluor700 and AlexaFluor750 used instead of the much brighter tandem dye analogues APC-AF700 and APC-AF750?
What kind of sample materials can I use with the DuraClone IM antibody panels? {915ADD76-571F-4D77-89D8-7BCD94C23C11}|{A7510708-5054-4111-8386-B0F9CFB1FDF2} | What kind of sample materials can I use with the DuraClone IM antibody panels?
What is the ONE Study? {915ADD76-571F-4D77-89D8-7BCD94C23C11}|{A7510708-5054-4111-8386-B0F9CFB1FDF2} | What is the ONE Study?
How do I overcome limitations regarding the maximum number of events recordable with my acquisition software? {915ADD76-571F-4D77-89D8-7BCD94C23C11} | How do I overcome limitations regarding the maximum number of events recordable with my acquisition software?
What sample volume and how many cells can I stain with the DURAClone RE antibody panels for rare event detection? {915ADD76-571F-4D77-89D8-7BCD94C23C11} | What sample volume and how many cells can I stain with the DURAClone RE antibody panels for rare event detection?
Do the staining characteristics differ between DURAClone dry antibody and liquid antibody cocktails? {915ADD76-571F-4D77-89D8-7BCD94C23C11} | Do the staining characteristics differ between DURAClone dry antibody and liquid antibody cocktails?
I would like to add Brefeldin A 1 to 2 hours after the stimulation has begun, but DURActive 1 already contains Brefeldin A. Or I might want to add monensin instead, or to work without any secretion inhibitor. What are my options? {915ADD76-571F-4D77-89D8-7BCD94C23C11}|{C5B60330-62D1-4164-A916-64B5DC9C10BE}|{1BBB5BE8-A153-491F-9666-AD5F78E11AF3}|{4ADB6649-D67F-4254-B351-F55761E92F5E}|{A7510708-5054-4111-8386-B0F9CFB1FDF2} | I would like to add Brefeldin A 1 to 2 hours after the stimulation has begun, but DURActive 1 already contains Brefeldin A. Or I might want to add monensin instead, or to work without any secretion inhibitor. What are my options?
Do I need to work in a clean bench or a biosafety cabinet when I use DURActive tubes? {915ADD76-571F-4D77-89D8-7BCD94C23C11}|{C5B60330-62D1-4164-A916-64B5DC9C10BE}|{1BBB5BE8-A153-491F-9666-AD5F78E11AF3}|{4ADB6649-D67F-4254-B351-F55761E92F5E}|{A7510708-5054-4111-8386-B0F9CFB1FDF2} | Do I need to work in a clean bench or a biosafety cabinet when I use DURActive tubes?
Can I use materials other than heparinized whole blood with DURActive tubes? {915ADD76-571F-4D77-89D8-7BCD94C23C11}|{C5B60330-62D1-4164-A916-64B5DC9C10BE}|{1BBB5BE8-A153-491F-9666-AD5F78E11AF3}|{4ADB6649-D67F-4254-B351-F55761E92F5E}|{A7510708-5054-4111-8386-B0F9CFB1FDF2} | Can I use materials other than heparinized whole blood with DURActive tubes?
Is the LPS extract contained in DURActive 3 known to be TLR4-exclusive? {915ADD76-571F-4D77-89D8-7BCD94C23C11}|{C5B60330-62D1-4164-A916-64B5DC9C10BE}|{1BBB5BE8-A153-491F-9666-AD5F78E11AF3}|{4ADB6649-D67F-4254-B351-F55761E92F5E}|{A7510708-5054-4111-8386-B0F9CFB1FDF2} | Is the LPS extract contained in DURActive 3 known to be TLR4-exclusive?
Are stimulant mixes in DURActive tubes as potent as liquid formulations? {915ADD76-571F-4D77-89D8-7BCD94C23C11}|{C5B60330-62D1-4164-A916-64B5DC9C10BE}|{1BBB5BE8-A153-491F-9666-AD5F78E11AF3}|{4ADB6649-D67F-4254-B351-F55761E92F5E}|{A7510708-5054-4111-8386-B0F9CFB1FDF2} | Are stimulant mixes in DURActive tubes as potent as liquid formulations?
Can I integrate Navios Platform instruments directly to my Laboratory Information System (LIS)? {AD46E97F-19D2-4678-876C-54EAA461AFB9}|{C5267D20-B86D-4A47-9B1C-71F12EA51959}|{6055BF23-52AD-4827-A6A8-EC4E5A4FCAB9} | Can I integrate Navios Platform instruments directly to my Laboratory Information System (LIS)?
Can the speed of acquisition on Navios Platform instruments be adjusted? {AD46E97F-19D2-4678-876C-54EAA461AFB9}|{C5267D20-B86D-4A47-9B1C-71F12EA51959}|{6055BF23-52AD-4827-A6A8-EC4E5A4FCAB9} | Can the speed of acquisition on Navios Platform instruments be adjusted?
Will Navios Platform instruments read barcodes on my sample tubes? | Will Navios Platform instruments read barcodes on my sample tubes?
What is the electronic processing capabilities of the Navios Platform? {C5267D20-B86D-4A47-9B1C-71F12EA51959}|{6055BF23-52AD-4827-A6A8-EC4E5A4FCAB9}|{AD46E97F-19D2-4678-876C-54EAA461AFB9} | What is the electronic processing capabilities of the Navios Platform?
What fluorochromes can I use on the Navios Platform? {AD46E97F-19D2-4678-876C-54EAA461AFB9}|{C5267D20-B86D-4A47-9B1C-71F12EA51959}|{6055BF23-52AD-4827-A6A8-EC4E5A4FCAB9} | What fluorochromes can I use on the Navios Platform?
What operating system is used on the Navios Platform computer workstation? {AD46E97F-19D2-4678-876C-54EAA461AFB9}|{C5267D20-B86D-4A47-9B1C-71F12EA51959}|{6055BF23-52AD-4827-A6A8-EC4E5A4FCAB9} | What operating system is used on the Navios Platform computer workstation?
What optical filters are provided in the Navios Platform? {AD46E97F-19D2-4678-876C-54EAA461AFB9}|{C5267D20-B86D-4A47-9B1C-71F12EA51959}|{6055BF23-52AD-4827-A6A8-EC4E5A4FCAB9} | What optical filters are provided in the Navios Platform?
How does the Navios EX flow cytometer differ from the Navios flow cytometer? {6055BF23-52AD-4827-A6A8-EC4E5A4FCAB9} | How does the Navios EX flow cytometer differ from the Navios flow cytometer?
What is PIDS Technology? {074CB442-9A09-445F-AE90-06183AACCA8A}|{DD3ED616-8A74-4F2A-A2A1-7A5A7C41B403} | What is PIDS Technology?
What variables can affect accuracy of sedimentation and diffusion coefficient calculations? {0DD9E8B8-1945-4140-B2D4-20C42E4B0F48} | What variables can affect accuracy of sedimentation and diffusion coefficient calculations?
How is analysis done in an analytical ultracentrifuge (AUC)? {CC40696C-14F3-4114-B719-5E5A4C74A513}|{46CCD9E9-7194-4E07-A94A-16D2E083F0ED}|{0DD9E8B8-1945-4140-B2D4-20C42E4B0F48} | How is analysis done in an analytical ultracentrifuge (AUC)?
Do analytical ultracentrifuge (AUC) rotors differ from those for a preparative centrifuge? {CC40696C-14F3-4114-B719-5E5A4C74A513}|{46CCD9E9-7194-4E07-A94A-16D2E083F0ED}|{0DD9E8B8-1945-4140-B2D4-20C42E4B0F48}|{583834AB-6DDE-4A9D-81DC-ED0DE0836BEA} | Do analytical ultracentrifuge (AUC) rotors differ from those for a preparative centrifuge?
Could I use sample types other than those specified in the ClearLLab IFU? {2E7D1DB1-149A-4695-9368-6AE98EA1E08D}|{AD46E97F-19D2-4678-876C-54EAA461AFB9}|{AB5F08B0-0932-4EB1-B172-AA39097B8373}|{4601F308-37F1-4D8E-8F34-1DD11533A746}|{9CDC06A4-C789-41E0-ACAE-1298027AACB3}|{66E1F28B-FB4B-4314-8A94-9DBAC2D6E555}|{0A33A72A-F938-4CFD-8518-D3AE78CFF87C} | Could I use sample types other than those specified in the ClearLLab IFU?
Could ClearLLab be used on other instrument than the FC500 flow cytometer? {2E7D1DB1-149A-4695-9368-6AE98EA1E08D}|{D3EDE20F-E176-4E74-818D-B90DE79E87C7}|{AB5F08B0-0932-4EB1-B172-AA39097B8373}|{4601F308-37F1-4D8E-8F34-1DD11533A746}|{0A33A72A-F938-4CFD-8518-D3AE78CFF87C} | Could ClearLLab be used on other instrument than the FC500 flow cytometer?
Could other sample types than specified in the ClearLLab LS IFU could be used? {2E7D1DB1-149A-4695-9368-6AE98EA1E08D}|{AD46E97F-19D2-4678-876C-54EAA461AFB9}|{AB5F08B0-0932-4EB1-B172-AA39097B8373}|{4601F308-37F1-4D8E-8F34-1DD11533A746}|{9CDC06A4-C789-41E0-ACAE-1298027AACB3}|{66E1F28B-FB4B-4314-8A94-9DBAC2D6E555}|{0A33A72A-F938-4CFD-8518-D3AE78CFF87C} | Could other sample types than specified in the ClearLLab LS IFU could be used?
Could ClearLLab be used on instruments other than the Navios flow cytometer? {2E7D1DB1-149A-4695-9368-6AE98EA1E08D}|{D3EDE20F-E176-4E74-818D-B90DE79E87C7}|{AB5F08B0-0932-4EB1-B172-AA39097B8373}|{4601F308-37F1-4D8E-8F34-1DD11533A746}|{0A33A72A-F938-4CFD-8518-D3AE78CFF87C} | Could ClearLLab be used on instruments other than the Navios flow cytometer?
How does the network license work for Kaluza software? {07DF3E51-8CBB-456B-B6A7-71A1B9FE4A0A}|{67C3A1A8-E6B6-4173-85F1-C96497ABFB1F}|{F17894AB-7C7D-4E49-BB6F-55F2A45EF0A5} | How does the network license work for Kaluza software?
How is an analytical ultracentrifuge (AUC) counterbalance configured? {46CCD9E9-7194-4E07-A94A-16D2E083F0ED}|{0DD9E8B8-1945-4140-B2D4-20C42E4B0F48} | How is an analytical ultracentrifuge (AUC) counterbalance configured?
What do customers say about AQUIOS CL? {2E7D1DB1-149A-4695-9368-6AE98EA1E08D}|{2314F0E6-16AD-4A42-8D10-07E6483D7CE0} | What do customers say about AQUIOS CL?
What’s the difference between an analytical ultracentrifuge (AUC) and other centrifuges? {CC40696C-14F3-4114-B719-5E5A4C74A513}|{46CCD9E9-7194-4E07-A94A-16D2E083F0ED}|{0DD9E8B8-1945-4140-B2D4-20C42E4B0F48} | What’s the difference between an analytical ultracentrifuge (AUC) and other centrifuges?
What is the difference between Static Light Scattering (SLS) and Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS)? {DD3ED616-8A74-4F2A-A2A1-7A5A7C41B403}|{16D8196D-AB69-4272-8E11-A03E1605B1B8} | What is the difference between Static Light Scattering (SLS) and Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS)?
What is the procedure for filling an analytical sample cell? {46CCD9E9-7194-4E07-A94A-16D2E083F0ED}|{0DD9E8B8-1945-4140-B2D4-20C42E4B0F48} | What is the procedure for filling an analytical sample cell?
What forces act on a solute particle in a gravitational field? {46CCD9E9-7194-4E07-A94A-16D2E083F0ED}|{0DD9E8B8-1945-4140-B2D4-20C42E4B0F48} | What forces act on a solute particle in a gravitational field?
How is fringe displacement calculated? {0DD9E8B8-1945-4140-B2D4-20C42E4B0F48} | How is fringe displacement calculated?
What do fringe patterns from interference testing reveal? {46CCD9E9-7194-4E07-A94A-16D2E083F0ED}|{0DD9E8B8-1945-4140-B2D4-20C42E4B0F48} | What do fringe patterns from interference testing reveal?
How can I purchase the Kaluza software? {07DF3E51-8CBB-456B-B6A7-71A1B9FE4A0A}|{67C3A1A8-E6B6-4173-85F1-C96497ABFB1F}|{F17894AB-7C7D-4E49-BB6F-55F2A45EF0A5} | How can I purchase the Kaluza software?
How do Coulter counters work? {3B5E4635-0722-4193-BC5F-9F6E90B63F30}|{E03BF1E9-4889-4625-8D4B-7C21932A6C64}|{E3C03D7A-6E4A-4320-8B6A-24050158C2B4}|{6193B62C-6172-41F2-AC9F-5A774FD05B33}|{27FDC32C-418E-4FBC-91D5-B7D1414FB660} | How do Coulter counters work?
How is Kaluza software licensed? {07DF3E51-8CBB-456B-B6A7-71A1B9FE4A0A}|{67C3A1A8-E6B6-4173-85F1-C96497ABFB1F}|{F17894AB-7C7D-4E49-BB6F-55F2A45EF0A5} | How is Kaluza software licensed?
What is interference and how is it detected using analytical ultracentrifugation (AUC)? {46CCD9E9-7194-4E07-A94A-16D2E083F0ED}|{0DD9E8B8-1945-4140-B2D4-20C42E4B0F48} | What is interference and how is it detected using analytical ultracentrifugation (AUC)?
How can the AQUIOS CL flow cytometer contribute to my lab’s productivity? {2E7D1DB1-149A-4695-9368-6AE98EA1E08D}|{2314F0E6-16AD-4A42-8D10-07E6483D7CE0} | How can the AQUIOS CL flow cytometer contribute to my lab’s productivity?
What are the major components of an analytical sample cell? {46CCD9E9-7194-4E07-A94A-16D2E083F0ED}|{0DD9E8B8-1945-4140-B2D4-20C42E4B0F48} | What are the major components of an analytical sample cell?
How do I get more Kaluza performance from my current system? {07DF3E51-8CBB-456B-B6A7-71A1B9FE4A0A}|{67C3A1A8-E6B6-4173-85F1-C96497ABFB1F}|{F17894AB-7C7D-4E49-BB6F-55F2A45EF0A5} | How do I get more Kaluza performance from my current system?
How does a Rayleigh interferometer work? {46CCD9E9-7194-4E07-A94A-16D2E083F0ED}|{0DD9E8B8-1945-4140-B2D4-20C42E4B0F48} | How does a Rayleigh interferometer work?
How is the sedimentation coefficient determined? {46CCD9E9-7194-4E07-A94A-16D2E083F0ED}|{0DD9E8B8-1945-4140-B2D4-20C42E4B0F48} | How is the sedimentation coefficient determined?
What is required to comply with the USP chapter on Conductivity (USP <645>) for a TOC analyzer? {1A085B75-5D0B-4B73-B017-6A63554C648D}|{074CB442-9A09-445F-AE90-06183AACCA8A} | What is required to comply with the USP chapter on Conductivity (USP <645>) for a TOC analyzer?
Why does the European Pharmacopoeia suggest that TOC analyzers should completely oxidize the TOC present in the sample to CO2? {1A085B75-5D0B-4B73-B017-6A63554C648D}|{074CB442-9A09-445F-AE90-06183AACCA8A} | Why does the European Pharmacopoeia suggest that TOC analyzers should completely oxidize the TOC present in the sample to CO2?
Are there any known Windows updates that cause issues with Kaluza Analysis Software? {F17894AB-7C7D-4E49-BB6F-55F2A45EF0A5} | Are there any known Windows updates that cause issues with Kaluza Analysis Software?
Will Kaluza Analysis Software version 2.0 work with my Kaluza for Gallios Acquisition software? {F17894AB-7C7D-4E49-BB6F-55F2A45EF0A5} | Will Kaluza Analysis Software version 2.0 work with my Kaluza for Gallios Acquisition software?
Is Kaluza Analysis Software compatible with the FCS files from my system? {F17894AB-7C7D-4E49-BB6F-55F2A45EF0A5} | Is Kaluza Analysis Software compatible with the FCS files from my system?
What is the origin of the name Kaluza? {F17894AB-7C7D-4E49-BB6F-55F2A45EF0A5} | What is the origin of the name Kaluza?
What new features have been added to the latest version of Kaluza Analysis Software? {F17894AB-7C7D-4E49-BB6F-55F2A45EF0A5} | What new features have been added to the latest version of Kaluza Analysis Software?
What operating systems are compatible with Kaluza? {F17894AB-7C7D-4E49-BB6F-55F2A45EF0A5} | What operating systems are compatible with Kaluza?
What are the recommended computer specifications? {F17894AB-7C7D-4E49-BB6F-55F2A45EF0A5} | What are the recommended computer specifications?
What is Kaluza Analysis Software? {F17894AB-7C7D-4E49-BB6F-55F2A45EF0A5} | What is Kaluza Analysis Software?
How can documentation be obtained for Beckman Coulter centrifuges and accessories? {CC40696C-14F3-4114-B719-5E5A4C74A513} | How can documentation be obtained for Beckman Coulter centrifuges and accessories?
Where can I locate the serial number on centrifuges and rotors? {CC40696C-14F3-4114-B719-5E5A4C74A513} | Where can I locate the serial number on centrifuges and rotors?
Can I obtain certification for my centrifuge? {CC40696C-14F3-4114-B719-5E5A4C74A513} | Can I obtain certification for my centrifuge?
How can I obtain a schematic for a specific centrifuge model? {CC40696C-14F3-4114-B719-5E5A4C74A513} | How can I obtain a schematic for a specific centrifuge model?