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Pipetting

Prepare an Automated Pipette

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Learn how to use and interpret the volume displays of P20, P200 and P1000 pipettes. Practise setting up a pipette to take and dispense a given volume of liquid.

Learning Outcomes

  • Inspect pipettes to determine which are in good working order
  • Use the volume adjustment knob to set the volume on P20, P200 and P1000 pipettes to dispense 3 different volumes
  • Select the correct type of disposable tip for use with P20, P200 and P1000 pipettes
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Skills

Using Instruments and Equipment

  • How to inspect a micropipette to ensure it is in good working order prior to use 
  • How to set the volume on the display of a P20, P200 and P1000 to transfer the correct amount of solution
  • How to identify the correct tips to use for a particular micropipette
  • Why it is important to inspect the condition and plunge action of a micropipette prior to use 

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Caroline Smith
University of Westminster

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Bio Essentials

Topic

Pipetting

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