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Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches New NanoDrop 2000 Series Spectrophotometers

Wilmington, DE | Posted on March 2nd, 2009

Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, today announced the launch of the Thermo Scientific NanoDrop 2000 and 2000c Spectrophotometers. These easy-to-use, UV-Vis instruments enable a 5 second measurement time of DNA, RNA and proteins on a sample size as low as 0.5uL. The NanoDrop. 2000 and 2000c are essential micro-sample analysis tools for virtually every life sciences and clinical research lab. Currently more than 18,000 NanoDrop instruments are used worldwide to improve laboratory workflow.

The instruments' innovative software provides the ability to create custom methods and the flexibility to design reports and export data. Both the NanoDrop 2000 and 2000c utilize a patented sample retention system which measures micro-volume samples directly on a pedestal. The NanoDrop 2000c cuvette capability expands the types of samples that can be analyzed on one platform. In addition to microvolume pedestal measurements, labs can run kinetics (time and temperature studies) and analyze cell cultures (OD 600) and volatile samples with the NanoDrop 2000c. With both pedestal and cuvette capability, the NanoDrop 2000c provides the broadest concentration range ever offered by a spectrophotometer - from sensitivity as low as conventional spectrophotometers to greater than 15,000 ng/uL for dsDNA (with no dilutions).

"The NanoDrop 2000 and 2000c represent our continued focus on responding to the needs of today's laboratory scientists who seek efficiency, productivity and quality results," said Cathy Williams, marketing director, Thermo Fisher Scientific - NanoDrop products. The NanoDrop 2000 and 2000c retain the simplicity, robustness and same small footprint of their predecessor - the NanoDrop 1000.

Scientists who want to try the NanoDrop 2000 or 2000c in their own laboratories with their own samples may do so as part of NanoDrop products free trial program (available in the U.S. and Canada only). Visit the website to learn more about the NanoDrop family of products and the free trial program. All NanoDrop products are backed by life science professionals with extensive experience in micro-volume analysis and they can help users with specific application needs. Customers can reach NanoDrop products' comprehensive customer and technical support services by calling 1-302-479-7707 or by visiting

Thermo Scientific is part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science.


About Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With annual revenues of $10.5 billion, we have more than 34,000 employees and serve over 350,000 customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies, as well as environmental and industrial process control settings. Serving customers through two premier brands, Thermo Scientific and Fisher Scientific, we help solve analytical challenges from routine testing to complex research and discovery. Thermo Scientific offers customers a complete range of high-end analytical instruments as well as laboratory equipment, software, services, consumables and reagents to enable integrated laboratory workflow solutions. Fisher Scientific provides a complete portfolio of laboratory equipment, chemicals, supplies and services used in healthcare, scientific research, safety and education. Together, we offer the most convenient purchasing options to customers and continuously advance our technologies to accelerate the pace of scientific discovery, enhance value for customers and fuel growth for shareholders and employees alike.

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