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Low Retention Pipette Tips

For Viscous and Low Surface Tension Liquids

A low retention pipette tip works well with viscous and low-surface-tension liquids. Viscous (e.g., glycerol) and low-surface-tension liquids (e.g., isopropyl alcohol) adhere to the inside of standard pipette tips, increasing experimental uncertainty. The unique Rainin molding process creates tips with a highly repellent coating – a “superhydrophobic” surface over the entire tip. This prevents any adhesion between samples and the polypropylene tip surface, facilitating enhanced fluid movement.

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Rainin LR Low Rentention Tips Brochure
Learn how Rainin LR low retention tips improve pipetting accuracy by minimizing residual volume, particularly when transferring liquids such as viscou...
LTS LiteTouch System Product Brochure
By virtually eliminating friction, the Rainin LiteTouch System dramatically reduces the amount of force required to load and eject tips.
bioclean pipette tips datasheet
For successful experiments, pipette tips must be completely inert and not interfere with samples. Rainin BioClean tips are guaranteed to be free of RN...
Zero Contamination in Rainin Pipette Tips
A paper published in Science shows that by using certain polypropylene tips and tubes, experiments can be inhibited and results will be adversely affe...
sterile vs non sterile pipette tips
This white paper proves how there is essentially zero possibility for any Rainin pipette tip to contribute contaminants to customer samples.
Comparative Carbon Footprints Terrarack
METTLER TOLEDO Rainin is the pioneer of high purity ‘BioClean’ tips, creating a range of super-clean tips which are certified to be free of biological...
Counteracting Liquid Retention in Tips Benefits of Using Low Retention Tips
This white paper shows that Rainin LR tips are capable of “normalizing” the performance of liquids with diverse compositions and physical properties d...
How To Choose a Good Pipette Tip
Download an introduction and detailed advice on what to look for when choosing a good pipette tip, i.e., a tip that does not influence the experiment'...
How To Choose a Good Pipette Tip
Download an introduction and detailed advice on what to look for when choosing a good pipette tip, i.e., a tip that does not influence the experiment'...
Trace Organic and Inorganic Materials in pipette tips
To confirm that tips manufactured by Rainin do not provide sufficient quantities of contaminating inhibitors, a number of experiments were performed b...
Testing for Contaminants in Pipette Tips
To make sure that common reactions such as PCR and qPCR are not affected by these factors, Rainin regularly performs several tests on each lot of the...
Why Rainin Does Not Test for RNA
It may appear curious to some customers that Rainin tests its tips for human DNA contamination, but conducts no such tests for contaminating RNA.
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