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    Bulk Beads and Prefilled Kits

    • Supplied in bulk or in 2.0ml tubes-prefilled with beads
    • Compatible with all common bead homogenizers
    • Available in glass, ceramic or stainless steel
    • Unique Triple-Pure™ grade: Acid washed, heat treated and tested free of nuclease
    Description: Pack of 50 (non-skirted with caps):Price:Bulk Beads:Price:
    Standard Glass Beads, Ø: 0.1mmD1031-01$107.00 D1131-01 (200g)$199.00
    Standard Glass Beads, Ø: 0.5mm D1031-05$107.00 D1131-05 (200g)$199.00
    Standard Glass Beads, Ø:1.0mmD1031-10$107.00 D1131-10 (200g)$199.00
    Triple-Pure High Impact Zirconium Beads, Beads, Ø: 0.1mm D1032-01$149.00 D1132-01TP$397.00
    Triple-Pure Hig Impact Zirconium Beads, Beads, Ø: 0.5mm D1032-05$149.00D1132-05TP$397.00
    Triple-Pure High Impact Zirconium Beads, Beads, Ø: 1.0mmD1032-10$149.00D1132-10TP$397.00
    Triple-Pure High Impact Zirconium Beads, Beads, Ø: 1.5mmD1032-15$149.00 D1132-15TP$397.00
    Triple-Pure High Impact Zirconium Beads, Beads, Ø: 3.0mm D1032-30$149.00D1132-30TP$397.00
    Triple-Pure High Impact Zirconium Beads, Beads, Starter Kit, 10 each of Ø: 0.1. 0.5, 1.0, 1.5 and 3.0mm D1032-SK$149.00N/A
    Stainless Steel (Acid-Washed) beads, Ø:2.8mmD1033-28$149.00 D1133-28 (1000 beads)$397.00
    Garnet shards with 6mm zirconiuk sattelite D1033-30G$149.00N/A
    Silica and Zirconium mixD1034-MX$149.00 N/A
    Stainless Steel (Acid-Washed) beads, Ø:2.8mm in 5ml tubesD1034-28$199.00


    Bead beating is quickly becoming teh preferred process used to break up (lyse) samples in order to release the DNA, RNA and proteins contained within cells. Samples are placed in tubes with the appropriate grinding beads and subjected to high energy mixing. The beads impact the sample, eventually breaking it down on the cellular level releasing subcellular contents.

    A variety of prefilled tubes are available for homogenizing samples including those with stainless steel, glass and Triple-Pure™ zirconium beads. All three bead types are acid washed and processed to remove nucleases and proteases. The Triple-Pure bead tubes undergo special handling during filling and are quality tested to ensure the elimination of DNase, RNase, protease, and nucleic acids. When samples are used for molecular biology applications, the high purity of the Triple-Pure beads is preferred.

    While glass (silica), zirconium and stainless steel beads are all effective at disrupting cells and tissues. The added density of zirconium and stainless steel beads helps to yield better homogenized samples.