Uppsala, Sweden, January 31, 2012 / B3C newswire / – Biotage (STO: BIOT), a leading global supplier of solutions and technology for analytical and medicinal chemistry, introduced the new Biotage® SNAP Ultra high performance flash chromatography cartridges utilizing Biotage® HP-Sphere™ spherical silica. Biotage® SNAP Ultra is available in a wide range of sizes from 10 g – 340 g.
Biotage® HP-Sphere™ is chromatographically tested proprietary silica with 40% more surface area than previously available flash silica in the same high performance category, improving loading capacity and providing superior separation of eluting compounds. The precision engineered Biotage® SNAP Ultra cartridges combine industry leading resolving power, universal plug and play compatibility, and lower back pressures resulting in the highest performing flash chromatography cartridges available.
A researcher can load twice the amount of sample on a Biotage® SNAP Ultra cartridge than they can on an equal sized cartridge from other suppliers, enabling chemists to utilize cartridges half the size of those normally used. Using a smaller, higher surface area cartridge saves time and uses less solvent. Less solvent also means less cost per separation and less waste. And consistent with the SNAP family, a removable cap allows for simple internal sample loading for liquid and dry samples further improving purification performance.
Biotage® SNAP Ultra cartridges and Biotage® Isolera™ flash purification systems integrate seamlessly to produce better separations and pure compounds on the first attempt. Luer lock inlet and outlet ports also ensure the most reliable connection to Biotage® Isolera™ systems, and any other flash chromatography system on the market.
For further information visit www.biotage.com or call: in Europe +46 18 56 57 10, in North America toll free 1 800 446 4752, in Japan +81 3 5627 3123, other areas please call +46 18 56 57 10.
Biotage offers solutions, knowledge and experience in the areas of analytical and medicinal chemistry. Customers include the world’s top pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, as well as leading academic institutes. The company is headquartered in Uppsala, Sweden, with offices in China, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States and a worldwide network of distributors. Biotage has 272 employees with sales of 428.9 MSEK in 2010. Biotage is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Stock Exchange.
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