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Analytical balances
  • Laboratory analytical balances
Automated microscope stages
  • Automated microscopes
  • 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
  • Plastic cuvettes
  • 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
  • Safety goggles
Handheld thermometer
  • Handheld digital thermometers
HEPA filtered enclosures
  • Biosafety cabinets
High pressure liquid chromatograph chromatography
  • High pressure liquid chromatograph HPLC equipment
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
  • Multiwell microplates
Microscope slides
  • 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
  • Luminometers
Portable data input terminals
  • Portable dataloggers
Protective gloves
  • Safety gloves
Radiation detectors
  • Phosporimagers
Rapid amplification or complementary deoxyribonucleic acid ends RACE technology products
  • Polymerase chain reaction PCR equipment
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
  • X ray spectrometers
  • Ultraviolet UV visible spectrophotometers
Standard fermentation units
  • Fermenters
Stereo or dissecting light microscopes
  • Dissecting microscopes
  • Zoom microscopes
Stirring hotplates
  • Heated stir plates
Tissue culture coated plates or dishes or inserts
  • Tissue culture plates
Tissue culture incubators
  • Bioreactors
  • 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
Ultrasonic disintegrators
  • Sonicators
Vacuum or centrifugal concentrators
  • Centrifugal evaporators
Video attachments for microscopes
  • Video microscopes
Vortex mixers
  • Test tube shakers
Water samplers
Weather stations


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
  • EnzymeX
  • Excavator
  • 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 Hot technology
  • SURFDriver Software WinSURF
  • Textco BioSoftware Gene Inspector
  • The MathWorks MATLAB Hot technology
  • The MathWorks SimBiology
  • VayTek VoxBlast
  • Visual Molecular Dynamics VMD
  • Wolfram Research Mathematica
Data base user interface and query software
  • Microsoft Access Hot technology
  • Structured query language SQL Hot technology
Development environment software
  • National Instruments LabVIEW Hot technology
Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop Hot technology
Internet browser software
  • Web browser software
Map creation software
  • ESRI ArcGIS software Hot technology
Object or component oriented development software
  • C++ Hot technology
  • Oracle Java Hot technology
  • Practical extraction and reporting language Perl Hot technology
  • Python Hot technology
  • R Hot technology
Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office
Operating system software
  • Linux Hot technology
  • UNIX Hot technology
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Hot technology
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel Hot technology
Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word

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