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Tools

Analytical balances
  • Laboratory analytical balances
Automated microscope stages
  • Automated microscopes
Barometers
  • Mercury barometers
Benchtop centrifuges
  • Swinging bucket centrifuges
Bi distillation units
  • Distillation units
Binocular light compound microscopes
  • Optical compound microscopes
Chemical or gas sterilizers
  • Gas autoclaves
Commercial fishing nets
  • Dip nets
  • Plankton nets
Conductivity meters
Cuvettes
  • Plastic cuvettes
Dehydrators
  • Vacuum dehydration units
Deoxyribonucleic sequence analyzers
  • Deoxyribonucleic acid DNA sequencers
Desktop computers
Digestion systems
  • Digestion units
Digital camcorders or video cameras
  • Video imaging systems
Digital cameras
Direction finding compasses
  • Navigational compasses
Dissolved carbon dioxide analyzers
  • Respirometers
Dropping pipettes
  • Laboratory dropping pipettes
  • Micropipettes
Dry wall single chamber carbon dioxide incubators
  • Water-jacketed CO2 incubators
Drying cabinets or ovens
  • Vertical drying ovens
Electron microscopes
Electronic toploading balances
  • Top-loading electronic balances
Fluorescent microscopes
  • Fluorescence microscopes
Forced air or mechanical convection general purpose incubators
  • Mechanical laboratory incubators
Freezedryers or lyophilzers
  • Benchtop lyophilizers
French pressure cells
  • French presses
Fume hoods or cupboards
  • Fume hoods
Gas burners
  • Bunsen burners
Gas chromatographs
  • Gas chromatographs GC
Gel boxes
  • Electrophoresis chambers
Global positioning system GPS receiver
  • Global positioning system GPS receivers
Goggles
  • Safety goggles
Handheld thermometer
  • Handheld digital thermometers
HEPA filtered enclosures
  • Biosafety cabinets
High pressure liquid chromatograph chromatography
  • High pressure liquid chromatograph HPLC equipment
Homogenizers
Inverted microscopes
  • Inverted compound microscopes
Laboratory balances
  • Electronic precision balances
Laboratory beakers
  • Glass beakers
Laboratory burets
  • Glass burets
Laboratory evaporators
  • Vacuum evaporators
Laboratory flasks
  • Erlenmeyer flasks
Laboratory forceps
Laboratory funnels
Laboratory general purpose tubing
  • Plastic laboratory tubing
Laboratory graduated cylinders
  • Glass graduated cylinders
Laboratory hotplates
  • Laboratory hot plates
Laboratory microwave ovens
Laboratory stirring rods
  • Spreading rods
Laboratory washing machines
  • Glass washers
Laminar flow cabinets or stations
  • Laminar flow cabinets
Liquid scintillation counters
  • Fluid scintillation counters
Magnetic stirrers
  • Heated magnetic stirrers
Mainframe computers
Microbiology inoculation loops or needles
  • Inoculating loops
Microplate readers
  • Microtiter plate readers
Microplates
  • Multiwell microplates
Microscope slides
Microtomes
  • Ultramicrotomes
Multipurpose or general test tubes
  • General purpose laboratory test tubes
Notebook computers
  • Laptop computers
Open stream current meters
  • Water flow gauges
Orbital shaking water baths
Pasteur or transfer pipettes
  • Pasteur pipettes
Personal computers
Petri plates or dishes
  • Petri dishes
pH meters
  • pH indicators
Photo attachments for microscopes
  • Microscope digital cameras
Photometers
  • Luminometers
Portable data input terminals
  • Portable dataloggers
Protective gloves
  • Safety gloves
Radiation detectors
  • Phosporimagers
Refrigerated benchtop centrifuges
Robotic or automated liquid handling systems
  • Automatic pipetters
  • Liquid handling robots
Safety glasses
Salinity meter
  • Salinity meters
Sampling syringes
  • Laboratory bulb syringes
Scanning electron microscopes
  • Scanning electron microscopes SEM
Scanning light or spinning disk or laser scanning microscopes
  • Scanning laser confocal microscopes
Scientific calculator
  • Scientific calculators
Shaking incubators
Specialty plates for bacteria
  • Agar plates
Specimen collection container
  • Specimen collection containers
Spectrometers
  • X ray spectrometers
Spectrophotometers
  • Ultraviolet UV visible spectrophotometers
Standard fermentation units
  • Fermenters
Stereo or dissecting light microscopes
  • Dissecting microscopes
  • Zoom microscopes
Stirring hotplates
  • Heated stir plates
Temperature cycling chambers or thermal cyclers
  • Polymerase chain reaction PCR equipment
Tissue culture coated plates or dishes or inserts
  • Tissue culture plates
Tissue culture incubators
  • Bioreactors
Transilluminators
  • Ultraviolet UV transilluminators
Transmission electron microscopes
  • Transmission electron microscopes TEM
Triple beam balances
Tube furnaces
  • Carbolite ovens
Ultra cold or ultralow upright cabinets or freezers
  • Propane jet freezers
Ultra violet water purification units
  • Ultraviolet water purification systems
Ultracentrifuges
Ultrasonic disintegrators
  • Sonicators
Vacuum or centrifugal concentrators
  • Centrifugal evaporators
Video attachments for microscopes
  • Video microscopes
Vortex mixers
  • Test tube shakers
Water samplers
Weather stations

Technology

Analytical or scientific software
  • Agilent Technologies GeneSpring GX
  • Basic Local Alignment Search Tool BLAST *
  • BioKin PlateKi
  • BLAT *
  • Blue Tractor Software DNADynamo
  • Cubic *
  • Deoxyribonucleic acid DNA sequence analysis software
  • EMBOSS *
  • EnzymeX *
  • Excavator *
  • FASTA *
  • FoldX *
  • Gene Codes Sequencher
  • Ingenuity Systems Ingenuity Pathways Analysis
  • JaMBW *
  • Joint Prediction of Operons JPOP *
  • MacVector
  • Meyer Instruments Optimas
  • NAMD *
  • Partek Incorporated Partek Genomics Suite
  • Phrap *
  • Phred *
  • Protein Explorer *
  • RepeatMasker *
  • SequentiX TreeMe
  • sim4 *
  • SoftZymics VisualEnzymics
  • SPSS software
  • SURFDriver Software WinSURF
  • Textco BioSoftware Gene Inspector
  • The MathWorks MATLAB
  • The MathWorks SimBiology
  • VayTek VoxBlast
  • Visual Molecular Dynamics VMD *
  • Wolfram Research Mathematica
Data base user interface and query software
  • Microsoft Access
Development environment software
  • National Instruments LabVIEW
Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop software
Internet browser software
  • Web browser software
Object or component oriented development software
  • Practical extraction and reporting language Perl
  • Sun Microsystems Java
Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office software
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word

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