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SciGene this week launched NoZone GP Workspace, an ozone control system that protects fluorescent samples on microarrays from degrading during the scanning process due to ozone found in laboratory air.
According to SciGene, the NoZone GP Workspace uses a filtration system that pumps ozone-free air through a special enclosure that surrounds the scanner. Ozone levels within the enclosure are reduced in a few minutes and maintained under 5 parts per billion, regardless of high or fluctuating ambient ozone levels in the laboratory, the company said.
The NoZone GP system was designed in cooperation with MDS Analytical Technologies for use with its line of Axon GenePix Microarray Scanners.

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