Disposable spectrophotmetric cuvettes

Annette C. Hollmann ah690549 at bcm.tmc.edu
Thu Mar 11 22:45:40 EST 1999

In article <7c9k3u$v0k$2 at news.doit.wisc.edu> klenchin at facstaff.REMOVE_TO_REPLY.wisc.edu (Dima Klenchin) writes:
>:Out of curiosity, why do you need disposable cuvettes?  Also, I couldn't
>:find anything other than Fisher's semi-micro cuvettes, and I doubt you
>:could ge away with less than 300uL in those.
>Actually, I used to put a piece of cut eraser in the holder, lifting the 
>cuvette, and in this way got away with 200 ul in Fisher's disposable's :-)
>Depends on the spectrophotometer design, I imagine. 
>        - Dima

I use disposable cuvettes only when I'm working with something toxic.
Other people are routinely going through cases of them doing protein
assays, and i keep telling them to use the sipper cell on the Spec but
they don't listen ...


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