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Syngene Expands its Range of Imaging Systems For Fast, Accurate Imaging of 2D or 1D Gels and all Blot Types

publication date: Mar 24, 2014
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author/source: Syngene

GBOX gel imaging systems

Scientific Digital Imaging’s [SDI’s] Syngene Division, a world-leading manufacturer of image analysis solutions is delighted to introduce the new high sensitivity G:BOX Chemi XX6 and XX9 image analysis systems.

Utilizing the power of  the latest CCD camera technology, these systems are suitable for scientists needing a versatile system capable of exceptional imaging of 1D and 2D gels, as well as chemi and fluorescent  blots.  

The G:BOX Chemi XX6 and XX9 feature high resolution, high quantum efficiency (73% quantum efficiency at 425nm) low noise CCD cameras with the highest level (f0.95) auto-focus lens and 6 and 9 megapixel resolution respectively. Since the cameras are cooled to -53oC, the XX9 and XX6 systems can generate excellent images of  chemi blots with minimal background noise and the system’s large imaging areas (32.3cm x 25.6cm) also mean both systems are ideal for those scientists wanting to accurately image larger blots, as well as larger 1D and 2D gels.

This new generation of G:BOX Chemi XX systems are designed for researchers looking for high performance imaging, as they can be fitted with a range of LED lighting and filter options making them suitable for fluorescence, chemi-luminescence, IR and 2D gel applications. With the new G:BOX Chemi XX6 and XX9, scientists can work with a unique automated multiplexed function capable of  using up to five channels, as well as an edge lighting option for 2D gel capture including DIGE gels. This versatility ensures scientists have a cost-effective imaging system that can generate accurate results from a diverse range of gel and blot types.

Images are captured by the G:BOX Chemi XX systems using the powerful GeneSys image capture software, which selects optimal filter/lighting combinations by utilising its unique database containing imaging conditions for  hundreds of commercially available dyes. Researchers then select their preferred protocol and the G:BOX Chemi XX automatically captures a high-quality image of the different dyes. For even faster, automated image capture, GeneSys includes a unique researcher ‘protocol save’ feature enabling one-click recall of frequently used imaging settings.

Laura Sullivan, Syngene’s Divisional Manager explained: “In proteomics labs and core facilities, scientists need image analysers which are capable of accurately imaging large 2D protein gels, as well as easily generating images of multiplex chemi and fluorescent blots.  This requires extremely sensitive, low-noise cameras and sophisticated, yet simple to use software to set up the optimum imaging conditions.”

Laura concluded: “We have listened to these challenging requests and are pleased to have spent two years developing our two new G:BOX Chemi systems to meet them. The combination of our latest high quantum efficiency, low-noise cameras and upgraded GeneSys image capture software means that the G:BOX Chemi XX6 and XX9 will  deliver fast, high quality results which will delight scientists in any proteomics labs using these image analysers.”


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