Testimonials

International Testimonials

With thousands of clients worldwide using the technology, the NanoPhotometer® from Implen is a well introduced system for small volume Nucleic Acid and Protein determinations as well as cuvette measurements in the same instrument:

The Scripps Research Institute, Department of Integrative Computational and Structural Biology, La Jolla, CA, USA

“Finally we have an instrument that can provide accurate, consistent readings of protein concentration. In a lab that focuses on protein purification and expression for crystallography, it is imperative to use a reliable instrument. We could not be happier with our new NanoPhotometer!”

-Sophia Georghiou, Lab Manager, The Scripps Research Institute, Department of Integrative Computational and Structural Biology, La Jolla, CA, USA

Sandoz Biopharmaceutical Development, Biophysical Characterization Lab, Oberhaching, Germany

“We are very happy with our NanoPhotometer® because of the quick and easy operation, the high reproducibility and reliability for our protein measurements with small volume samples. We are also convinced by the easy handling and in particular the integrated automatic sample dilution.”

-Dr. Otmar Hainzl, Sandoz Biopharmaceutical Development, Biophysical Characterization Lab, Oberhaching, Germany

Affectis Pharmaceuticals AG – MPI für Psychiatrie, Munich, Germany

“We love to use the NanoPhotometer® from Implen for the analysis of our variety of assays. We are thrilled by the minimal sample volume required for our nucleic acid and protein samples. Measurements with the NanoPhotometer® are very accurate and reliable.”

-Affectis Pharmaceuticals AG – MPI für Psychiatrie, Munich, Germany

Horst-Schmidt-Klinikum, Institute of Pathology and Zytology, Wiesbaden, Germany

“Routinely we are quantifying our RNA and DNA samples with the NanoPhotometer® from Implen. Our laboratory is accredited according to DIN EN ISO /IEC 17020. One of the many advantages of the NanoPhotometer® is the maintenance free technology, which does not require any recalibration or adjustment. In addition we can check the accuracy of the instrument with a special secondary standard from Implen without any great effort. In addition we very much like to use the NanoPhotometer® to quantify our samples because of the small volume requirement, the speed and in particular the accuracy.”

-Horst-Schmidt-Klinikum, Institute of Pathology and Zytology, Wiesbaden, Germany

Technische Universität Carolo-Wilhelmina, Institute for Genetic, Baunschweig, Germany

“The NanoPhotometer® from Implen is not only used by our scientists, but also in our teaching labs. The outstanding features of the NanoPhotometer® are the clearly arranged software and the easy handling. We love the quantification of our nucleic acid samples in a very small volume in particular.”

-Technische Universität Carolo-Wilhelmina, Institute for Genetic, Baunschweig, Germany

Medizinische-Hochschule Hannover, Institute of Cell and Molecular Pathology, Hannover, Germany

“The NanoPhotometer® from Implen is easy to use and flexible! Beside an easy handling and comfortable print-out options we like the compactness of the ‘stand-alone’ technology approach. All these features allow the operation by many different users (e.g. trainees, students or PhD students). In addition, the NanoPhotometer® can easily be integrated in teaching labs – minimal space requirement and independence from a computer eases the transport between different classes.

For our routine applications the NanoPhotometer® is considerably time saving, as sample dilution and recording of the dilution history is no longer necessary. Regular performance tests of our NanoPhotometer® have demonstrated that the instrument is fully meeting our expectations towards a reliable measurement device.”

-Medizinische-Hochschule Hannover, Institute of Cell and Molecular Pathology, Hannover, Germany

Letterkenny Institute of Technology, Ireland

“I would sincerely recommend the Implen NanoPhotometer®. It’s a very good machine for everyday laboratory use, requires minimal volumes of a sample for reading (1-5 ul), is easy to use and maintain and has a small footprint suitable for limited laboratory space.”

-Sonja Nitecki, Letterkenny Institute of Technology, Ireland

University of Ulster, NIBEC Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Research Group, Newtownabbey, Ireland

“The Implen NanoPhotometer® is simply an invaluable addition to our lab. Not only is it quick and convenient to use, the repeatability we get from it is second to none. Even when we re-spec our RNA samples after freezing and re-thawing, our spectral values are identical. We have found this not to be the case with similar competing spectrometers. As even at low volume we do not see differences in terms of sample readings over repeat testing and verification. The printer function makes data logging for laboratory books ideal. Hard copy data can be attached to log books to ensure that a catalogue of samples can be created with practical ease.”

-Dr. George A. Burke, University of Ulster, NIBEC Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Research Group, Newtownabbey, Ireland

Senior Genetic Technologist, Northern Ireland Regional Genetics Laboratories, Northern Ireland

“In Molecular Genetics we are faced with tight turnaround times and need to get our patient specimens from receipt, through nucleic acid extraction, to diagnostic testing within one working day. The IMPLEN NanoPhotometer® has removed the need for us to make dilutions and has reduced the time spent on each measurement. We have found it to measure reliably and easy to use.”

-Borghert Jan Borghmans, Senior Genetic Technologist, Northern Ireland Regional Genetics Laboratories, Northern Ireland

Glycosyn Inc., Medford, USA

“The NanoPhotometer® from Implen is a real workhorse in our lab. The small bench space requirement, the flexibility to also use all kinds of standard cuvettes and the mobility are real advantages that we need in our day to day work. The Implen support team is very responsive and of great help.”

-Glycosyn Inc., John McCoy PhD, Medford, USA

Oklahoma State University, Dept. of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, USA

“We recently bought our first NanoPhotometer® from Implen and already love it. It is so easy to use, it is fast and reliable. The flexibility is great, we use the NanoPhotometer® for Proteins and Nucleic Acids. The local support is excellent, we can highly recommend the NanoPhotometer® and the company Implen.”

-Oklahoma State University, Dept. of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Wendy L. Picking PhD, USA

University of Florida, Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, USA

“We bought our first NanoPhotometer® from Implen 18 months ago and have been very happy with it ever since. Based on the good experience we purchased an additional instrument for our teaching lab beginning of this year. The NanoPhotometer® has a built-in display screen and is fast and easy to use. We use it extensively for RNA and DNA quantitation. The system provides accurate and reproducible results. I highly recommend the instrument.”

-University of Florida, Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, Mitchell Knutson PhD, USA

University Of Kansas Medical Center, Dept. of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics, Kansas City, USA

“Before we received a demonstration of the NanoPhotometer® from Implen in our lab, our decision to go with a system from another company had already been made. When we observed how easy and fast it was to use the NanoPhotometer® from Implen, our minds were changed. We loved the flexibility and accuracy, providing the options and precision needed for our applications. We ordered the NanoPhotometer® which we now use every day. We are very happy with the instrument and the support we have received from the Implen team. We highly recommend the NanoPhotometer® from Implen.”

-University Of Kansas Medical Center, Dept. of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics, Barbara Brede, Kansas City, USA

University of California, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Diego, USA

“We now use the NanoPhotometer® Implen for more than two years and like the instrument very much. We use it several times a day, for the concentration measurement of RNA and DNA samples with the LabelGuard Microliter Cell. The NanoPhotometer® with its very short optical path has served us very well because many of our RNA samples are precious and need to have high concentrations. The LabelGuard Microliter Cell enables us to conserve samples because we don’t need to waste much sample volume for the measurements themselves. We also like that we can use 1 cm path length cuvettes with the photometer, for the OD measurement of cell cultures. I highly recommend the instrument.”

-University of California, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ulrich Muller, San Diego, USA

Yeditepe University, Genetics and Bioengineering Dept. Molecular Diagnostics Lab., Istanbul, TURKEY

“I asked the chairman of our department for buying a spectrophotometer like NanoPhotometer™ for a period of more than three months. Finally we got it from IMPLEN and it is in our lab right now. But this caused a small “capacity problem” as everybody started to come in our lab for using this device. Sometimes it is annoying that everybody wants to use the NanoPhotometer. – Anyway I had fed up with using cuvettes and wasting my time before we bought Nanophotometer. But now I am very happy for having it more than 1 year. Using very little amount of DNA/RNA samples and the high accuracy are major advantages of this device. So I strongly recommend IMPLEN’s NanoPhotometer® to researchers.”

-Yeditepe University , Genetics and Bioengineering Dept. Molecular Diagnostics Lab., Mehmet Emir Yalvac (MSs), Istanbul, TURKEY

US Testimonials

With thousands of clients worldwide using the technology, the NanoPhotometer® from Implen is a well introduced system for small volume Nucleic Acid and Protein determinations as well as cuvette measurements in the same instrument:

Here is what some of our United States customers have to say:

The Scripps Research Institute, Department of Integrative Computational and Structural Biology, La Jolla, CA, USA

“Finally we have an instrument that can provide accurate, consistent readings of protein concentration. In a lab that focuses on protein purification and expression for crystallography, it is imperative to use a reliable instrument. We could not be happier with our new NanoPhotometer!”

-Sophia Georghiou, Lab Manager, The Scripps Research Institute, Department of Integrative Computational and Structural Biology, La Jolla, CA, USA

Dept. of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Oklahoma State University

“We recently bought our first NanoPhotometer® from Implen and already love it. It is so easy to use, it is fast and reliable. The flexibility is great, we use the NanoPhotometer® for Proteins and Nucleic Acids. The local support is excellent, we can highly recommend the NanoPhotometer® and the company Implen.”

-Wendy L. Picking PhD, Research Associate Professor, Dept. of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Oklahoma State University

Glycosyn Inc., Medford, USA

“The NanoPhotometer® from Implen is a real workhorse in our lab. The small bench space requirement, the flexibility to also use all kinds of standard cuvettes and the mobility are real advantages that we need in our day to day work. The Implen support team is very responsive and of great help.”

-Glycosyn Inc., John McCoy PhD, Medford, USA

Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, University of Florida

“We bought our first NanoPhotometer® from Implen 18 months ago and have been very happy with it ever since. Based on the good experience we purchased an additional instrument for our teaching lab beginning of this year. The NanoPhotometer® has a built-in display screen and is fast and easy to use. We use it extensively for RNA and DNA quantitation. The system provides accurate and reproducible results. I highly recommend the instrument.”

-Mitchell Knutson PhD, Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, University of Florida

Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics, University Of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS

“Before we received a demonstration of the NanoPhotometer® from Implen in our lab, our decision to go with a system from another company had already been made. When we observed how easy and fast it was to use the NanoPhotometer® from Implen, our minds were changed. We loved the flexibility and accuracy, providing the options and precision needed for our applications. We ordered the NanoPhotometer® which we now use every day. We are very happy with the instrument and the support we have received from the Implen team. We highly recommend the NanoPhotometer® from Implen.”

-Barbara Brede, Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics, Wan Lab Manager, University Of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego

“We now use the NanoPhotometer® Implen for more than two years and like the instrument very much. We use it several times a day, for the concentration measurement of RNA and DNA samples with the LabelGuard Microliter Cell. The NanoPhotometer® with its very short optical path has served us very well because many of our RNA samples are precious and need to have high concentrations. The LabelGuard Microliter Cell enables us to conserve samples because we don’t need to waste much sample volume for the measurements themselves. We also like that we can use 1 cm path length cuvettes with the photometer, for the OD measurement of cell cultures. I highly recommend the instrument.”

-Ulrich Muller, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego

Nutrition Research Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

“Our lab has been happy with the NanoPhotometer for the past two years. We want to emphasize its reliability and how consistent it has been with quantifying DNA and RNA.”

-Dr. Mihai Niculescu, MD, PhD, Nutrition Research Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of Southern California

“My lab extracts DNA from small quantities of bodily fluids and we need a way to accurately measure DNA content while using a minimal amount of material. I did some web-based research and found Implen and their NanoPhotometer® Pearl. Within two days of contacting them they came over and did a demonstration where my entire lab was given the chance to use the instrument. We now own a NanoPhotometer® Pearl. It is easy to use and very reliable. It is definitely a keeper!”

Dr. Ite Laird, University of Southern California

Weill Cornell Medical College

“I would say Implen NanoPhotometer® Pearl is one of the best purchase I made so far. It is by far most accurate and reliable. I am very satisfied with its versatility. Results are reproducible and user interface is great too. For the past 6 month there has been zero problem. I definitely recommend it to any new lab.”

-Dr. Jihye Paik, Assistant Professor Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

German Testimonials

“Statements” unserer Referenzkunden zur NanoPhotometer® Technologie:

Affectis Pharmaceuticals AG – im MPI für Psychiatrie München

“Wir nutzen das NanoPhotometer® sehr gerne für die Vermessung unserer diversen Proben. Vor allem das niedrige Probenvolumen bei Nukleinsäure- und Proteinvermessungen finden wir toll. Hinzu kommt die hohe Genauigkeit und Verlässlichkeit in den Messungen, die wir mit dem NanoPhotometer® durchführen.”

-Affectis Pharmaceuticals AG – im MPI für Psychiatrie München

Institut für Pathologie und Zytologie, Wiesbaden

“Die Vermessung unserer RNA- und DNA-Proben wird routinemäßig im NanoPhotometer® der Firma Implen durchgeführt! In unserem nach DIN EN ISO /IEC 17020 akkreditierten Labor ist einer der vielen Vorteile des NanoPhotometer®, dass es eine wartungsfreie Technologie ist, die zu keinem Zeitpunkt kalibriert oder justiert werden muss. Die Genauigkeit des Gerätes können wir zudem jederzeit ohne großen Aufwand mit Hilfe eines speziellen Testfilters überprüfen. Außerdem nutzen wir das NanoPhotometer® sehr gerne für die Probenvermessung, weil die Analyse unserer Proben im kleinen Volumen problemlos, schnell und vor allem exakt möglich ist.”

-Horst-Schmidt-Klinikum, Institut für Pathologie und Zytologie, Wiesbaden

Institute of Pathology and Zytology, Wiesbaden, Germany

“Das NanoPhotometer® wird nicht nur von unserem wissenschaftlichen Personal eingesetzt, sondern findet auch die Anwendung in Studentenkursen. Hierbei zeichnet sich das NanoPhotometer® durch seine übersichtliche Software und eine leichte Anwendung aus. Vor allem die Vermessung von Nukleinsäuren im sehr kleinen Volumen gefällt uns sehr gut.”

-Horst-Schmidt-Klinikum, Institute of Pathology and Zytology, Wiesbaden, Germany

Institut für Zell- und Molekularpathologie, Hannover

“Das NanoPhotometer® ist einfach und flexibel! Neben der einfachen Handhabung und komfortablen Druckoptionen gefällt uns die Kompaktheit der “Stand-Alone”-Technologie. Diese Punkte ermöglichen uns, das NanoPhotometer® problemlos von vielen verschiedenen Anwendern nutzen zu lassen (z.B. Diplomanden, Doktoranden, Praktikanten). Außerdem ist es ohne große Schwierigkeiten in die Studentenausbildung zu integrieren – es wird wenig Platz auf der Arbeitsfläche beansprucht und man benötigt nicht zwingend einen Computer, was den Transport in den Kursraum erleichtert. Im Bereich der Routine kommt es zu einer erheblichen Zeitersparnis, da keine Verdünnungen mehr erstellt und beschriftet werden müssen. Regelmäßige Überprüfungen des NanoPhotometer® zeigen, dass es unsere Ansprüche an ein verlässliches Messgerät zu unserer vollsten Zufriedenheit erfüllt.”

Medizinische-Hochschule Hannover, Institut für Zell- und Molekularpathologie, Hannover

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