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Beckman Coulter Australia Pty Ltd

Beckman Coulter is a world leader in providing systems that simplify and automate laboratory processes used in all phases of the battle against disease. Beckman Coulter designs, manufacture, market and service a broad range of laboratory systems consisting of instruments, chemistries, software, and supplies that meet a variety of laboratory needs. Beckman Coulter products are used in a range of applications, from instruments used for pioneering medical research and drug discovery to diagnostic tools found in hospitals and physicians' offices.

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Beckman Coulter Life Sciences BioLector XT Microbioreactor

Equipped with FlowerPlate microtitre plate technology, the BioLector XT Microbioreactor enables high-throughput strain screenings, cultivation parameter monitoring and feeding strategy optimisation.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences SuperNova polymer dyes

Supernova dyes are a novel range of polymer dyes designed to be brighter than conventional fluorochromes.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences Biomek i7 Automated Workstation

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences introduces the Biomek i7 Automated Workstation, an automated NGS solution that can be used to accelerate genomic research.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences Echo 525 acoustic liquid handler

The Beckman Coulter Life Sciences Echo 525 acoustic liquid handler is a modern platform for tipless small-volume dispensing that is designed for use in biochemistry and genomics applications.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences MET ONE 3400+ Series Portable Airborne Particle Counter

The MET ONE 3400+ Series Portable Airborne Particle Counter allows users to load their routine environmental monitoring SOP sampling map and sampling configuration for each location directly into the counter.

Labcyte Echo liquid handlers

Utilising sound energy, Echo acoustic droplet ejection (ADE) technology will be useful to scientists involved in drug discovery, compound management, genomics research, synthetic biology, proteomics, functional screening and other research applications.

Beckman Coulter DxA 5000 total laboratory automation solution

Beckman Coulter's DxA 5000 total laboratory automation solution has achieved European CE Mark and China Food and Drug Administration approval. The product is designed to deliver rapid and consistent turnaround time, provide comprehensive pre-analytical sample quality detection, and reduce the number of manual processing steps to improve laboratory efficiency.

Beckman Coulter Optima AUC system

Beckman Coulter's upgraded Optima AUC returns analytical ultracentrifugation to the forefront of analysis by offering powerful optics that help provide reproducible data, furthering research's validity and success.

Beckman Coulter DelsaMax Series particle characterisation instruments

The DelsaMax Series offers speed and precision, enabling users to advance their nanoparticle research. Each instrument is said to help users get insight out of even the smallest samples, faster than ever.

Beckman Coulter CytoFLEX flow cytometry system

The CytoFLEX system brings easily upgradeable detection capabilities for up to three lasers and 13-colour research flow cytometry right on the benchtop.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences Avanti JXN-30 centrifuge

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences expands its range of high-performance centrifuges with the Avanti JXN-30. The product improves workflow by delivering high-throughput performance and an increasingly varied separations capability.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences Avanti JXN-26 centrifuges

The Avanti JXN-26 centrifuges from Beckman Coulter Life Sciences offer laboratories a large intuitive touchscreen user interface and data management features to free user time in research and bioproduction.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences JA-14.50 conical rotor

Designed for applications that use common disposable conical tubes, the JA-14.50 rotor from Beckman Coulter Life Sciences extends the applications and flexibility of the Avanti high-performance centrifuge series.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences Biomek 4000 Laboratory Automation Workstation

The Biomek 4000 Laboratory Automation Workstation features intelligent liquid handling that easily adapts to provide the reliability, flexibility and accuracy required by life scientists. It incorporates easy-to-use, icon-driven software and an enhanced work surface with interchangeable tools.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences SPRIworks HT automated sample preparation system

SPRIworks HT, from Beckman Coulter Life Sciences, is a high-throughput solution for fragment library preparation on Illumina next-generation sequencers. The product allows researchers to process libraries with greater speed and sample reproducibility and decrease processing costs.

Beckman Coulter 1.6 L Allegra X-30 Series benchtop centrifuge

Beckman Coulter's medium capacity Allegra X-30 Series benchtop centrifuge is suitable for general research use and clinical sample preparation. The compact, 45 cm wide instrument is available individually or packaged with the appropriate rotors and labware to provide high-level performance in a range of applications.

Beckman Coulter CleanSEQ dye-terminator removal system

The CleanSEQ system can be used for rapid, high-performance dye-terminator removal based on solid phase reversible immobilisation (SPRI) technology.

Beckman Coulter Agencourt AMPure XP kit

The Agencourt AMPure XP system, based on SPRI magnetic bead technology, is a highly efficient, easily automated PCR† purification system that delivers quality DNA with no salt carryover.

Beckman Coulter HemosIL D-Dimer HS 500 fully automated latex-based immunoassay method

The HemosIL D-Dimer HS 500 fully automated latex-based immunoassay method can be used for the determination of D-Dimer in human citrated plasma, in conjunction with a clinical pretest probability (PTP) assessment model to exclude venous thromboembolism (VTE) in outpatients suspected of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE).

DxH 800 Haematology Analyser case study webinar

A case study presentation on the capabilities of the DxH 800 Haematology Analyser is available via a webinar format. To access the webcast go to:

Beckman Coulter FormaPure system

The FormaPure system can be used to extract both total nucleic acid and total RNA and offers good yield and purity in an automation-friendly process. The technology can purify nucleic acids from a wide variety of tissue types for utilisation in techniques such as SNP genotyping, gene expression and sequencing.

Beckman Coulter protein characterisation application note

The application note ‘Assay Of IgG Purity And Heterogeneity Using High-Resolution Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate Capillary Gel Electrophoresis’ highlights the development of both a new polymer formulation and standardised methodology to assess the purity and heterogeneity of IgG and its isoforms.

Beckman Coulter GenomeLab GeXP Genetic Analysis System

The GenomeLab GeXP Genetic Analysis System can be used to multiplex up to 30 genes in one reaction, quantitatively and reproducibly, using only a small amount of RNA sample.

Beckman Coulter MLA-50 High-Capacity Rotor for Optima MAX-XP Tabletop Ultracentrifuge

The MLA-50 High-Capacity Rotor for the Optima MAX-XP Tabletop Ultracentrifuge has a 194 mL capacity that allows more sample to be processed per run.

Beckman Coulter Kaluza 1.1 flow cytometry software

Kaluza 1.1 flow cytometry analysis software processes multicolour files of up to 10 million events in real time and offers an analytical speed that is dramatically faster than the previous version. It is claimed to be several hundred times faster than other commercially available software and the NVIDIA Tesla Supercomputer option is also available.

Beckman Coulter Krome Orange violet-excited organic dye

The Krome Orange violet-excited organic dye expands the range of available choices and dye sensitivity limits for violet lasers. Common gating markers can be easily transferred to this fluorochrome, freeing other channels for use with more esoteric markers and enabling more versatile 10-colour flow cytometry applications.

Beckman Coulter 2011 Cellular Analysis eCatalog

The Beckman Coulter 2011 Cellular Analysis eCatalog, combined with, simplifies the reagent and instrument selection process and assists in the day-to-day management of a lab’s experiments and needs.

Optima Max-XP Benchtop-Ultracentrifuge with nine native languages

Nine native languages are available on the Optima Max-XP Benchtop-Ultracentrifuge, a compact platform on which labware, rotors and centrifuges are manufactured and tested as an integrated system to ensure optimal performance and safety. English, Japanese, German, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian and Russian can be selected via menu.

Beckman Coulter SPRIworks Fragment Library System III

SPRIworks Fragment Library System III automates the preparation of libraries for the Life Technologies SOLiD Sequencer. With the introduction of this third system in a series, researchers can use the SPRIworks system to automate library preparation for the three major next-generation sequencing platforms.

Beckman Coulter MoFlo Astrios cell sorter

The MoFlo Astrios next-generation cell sorter leverages the stable fluidic design of the original MoFlo and the electronic processing of the MoFlo XDP, while expanding sorting capabilities with an array of laser options. A range of software components further enhances instrument functionality.

Beckman Coulter LS 13 320 particle characterisation software

Beckman Coulter has added a feature to its LS 13 320 analysis software that allows geologists, sedimentologists and civil engineers to present their data in Folk-Ward Phi Notation. The software runs on the LS 13 320 laser diffraction particle characterisation system.

Beckman Coulter feto-maternal hemorrhage, sepsis and infection tests

Beckman Coulter has entered into a strategic alliance with Trillium Diagnostics LLC, under the terms of which Beckman Coulter will market specific products in North America and South America and in the majority of Europe, Asia and Australasia.

Beckman Coulter Remisol Advance v1.4 data manager

The Remisol Advance data management system links analysers and laboratory information systems (LIS) through a single workstation providing technicians with a comprehensive real-time view of the clinical laboratory testing life cycle.

Beckman Coulter Genomics DNAdvance SP

DNAdvance SP is an extraction kit for the isolation and purification of DNA from saliva samples collected with DNA Genotek’s Oragene DNA self-collection kits. The high-throughput genomic DNA (gDNA) isolation reagent system enables the purification of high-quality DNA from saliva samples, making it suitable for genotyping applications (SNP, fragment analysis), sequencing and qPCR. The system provides researchers and laboratories with an optimised and robust solution for DNA extraction and purification from saliva collected with Oragene DNA Self Collection Kits.

Kaluza Flow Cytometry Software

Kaluza Flow Cytometry Software can be used for multiparametric data analyses. The dynamic, intelligent workflow is claimed will save hours of analysis time

Beckman Coulter Access Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG) assay

Beckman Coulter has expanded its reproductive disease state management range with the Access Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG) assay for use in the differential diagnosis of conditions of chronic or excessive androgenic activity. The assay may also be used in conjunction with the Access Testosterone Assay to provide a calculated free androgen index1.

Online manuals, instructions, data sheets and informational documents

Beckman Coulter’s Chemistry and Automation product chemistry and automation manuals, instructions, data sheets and informational documents are available online at

Buprenorphine in urine screening

Beckman Coulter has expanded its drugs of abuse test menu to include a Buprenorphine Enzyme Immunoassay. The test provides fast screening for the qualitative and semi-quantitative determination of norbuprenorphine (buprenorphine metabolite) in human urine.

Plug-in detection cartridges

Beckman Coulter has introduced four detection cartridges for its modular plate reader, the Paradigm Detection Platform, that add new capabilities for widely used fluorescence and luminescence applications.

Ion analysis by capillary electrophoresis kits

Beckman Coulter has introduced two kits for anion and cation analysis on the company’s P/ACE MDQ System. Capillary electrophoresis (CE) analysis of ions performed using these kits delivers efficient, rapid separations with small sample requirements and short preparation times. The kits incorporate a dynamic coating technology that claims to produce more consistent migration times than other approaches.

Data management system

Backed by a comprehensive training, support and troubleshooting service, the Remisol Advance data management system is designed to improve the sample workflow by communicating between the instruments, automation system and the laboratory information system (LIS), enabling clinicians to consolidate test information from various instrument systems and manage the data according to the workflow in real time.

Antidepressant testing assays

The DRI Tricyclics Serum Tox Assay leads a panel of three serum tox assays available through Beckman Coulter. The panel includes the DRI Barbiturate Serum Tox Assay and DRI Benzodiazepine Serum Tox Assay.

Haematology analyser

The UniCel DxH 800 Coulter cellular analysis system is designed for mid- to high-volume laboratories. It features high-definition signal processing and multi-angle light scatter, which is claimed to produce more data than traditional haematology analysers. Moving parts are minimised to increase instrument reliability, and the modular design and small footprint make it suitable for smaller laboratories.

Nucleic acid extractor

The Spri-te nucleic acid extractor for the automated purification of DNA and RNA prepares between one and 10 samples in about 30 minutes and requires minimal user training.

High-throughput assay miniaturisation workstation

The Beckman Coulter BioRAPTR FRD microfluidic workstation is available in two configurations - standalone and integrated with Beckman Coulter's PARADIGM Detection Platform, Biomek NXp liquid handler and BRT Robotic Transport. With the addition of the bioRAPTR low-volume workstation, Beckman Coulter's automation capabilities span the complete range of volumes, from tubes to microplates to 3458-well ChemLib plates.

Haematology systems

Beckman Coulter has introduced Coulter LH 780 haematology systems - top-of-the-line analysers that incorporate advancements to the company's VCS (volume, conductivity and scatter) technology for high sensitivity, specificity and efficiency in WBC differential analysis. The systems deliver functionality that increases laboratory capability and helps reduce healthcare costs.

Gene expression sample preparation

Biomek 3000 GeXP Methods for automated gene expression sample preparation is a software plug-in that provides methods to prepare samples for the GenomeLab GeXP Genetic Analysis system on the Biomek 3000 Liquid Handling Workstation. The suite includes fully validated methods for RNA sample prep, quantitation and normalisation and reaction set-up. When used together, the Biomek 3000 workstation and these validated methods along with the GeXP Genetic Analysis system deliver a complete solution for gene expression analysis, from sample to answer.

Cell harvesting and blood separation

Beckman Coulter has introduced an adapter that spins 50 mL conical tubes in the Allegra X-15R and X-12 Series benchtop centrifuges. The adapter accommodates 28 tubes per run in a BioCertified, self-balancing rotor and is suitable for cell harvesting and blood separation applications. The adapter runs at up to 5250 x g in the Aries 4 x 750 mL self-balancing rotor, which detects and automatically corrects for imbalance, continuing the run without shutdown.

Cell harvesting and blood separation

Beckman Coulter has introduced an adapter that spins 50 mL conical tubes in the Allegra X-15R and X-12 Series benchtop centrifuges. The adapter accommodates 28 tubes per run in a BioCertified, self-balancing rotor and is suitable for cell harvesting and blood separation applications. The adapter runs at up to 5250 x g in the Aries 4 x 750 mL self-balancing rotor, which detects and automatically corrects for imbalance, continuing the run without shutdown.

Pre-eclampsia test development

Beckman Coulter has announced it has signed a licensing agreement with Nephromics, LLC. The agreement provides Beckman Coulter access to all Nephromics' patents, patent applications and biologics related to the detection, monitoring and risk assessment of pre-eclampsia, which is the second leading cause of maternal deaths in the developed world.

Chemistry analyser

Beckman Coulter has released the UniCel DxC 600 Synchron clinical system.

Genetic software

Beckman Coulter has announced CEQ 8800 software v.9 providing new tools for genetic data analysis.

Two-dimensional protein mapping

ProteoSep technology from Eprogen enables comprehensive mapping of complex protein mixtures using a combination of chromatofocusing and hydrophobic reverse phase chemistries together with visualisation software.

New Benchtop Centrifuge Streamlines Cell Separations

Fullerton, California, December 2003 - Beckman Coulter introduces the Allegra® X-12 Series benchtop centrifuges, delivering unique capabilities that streamline cell separations. The Allegra X-12R and Allegra X-12 spin up to 4 x 750 mL and feature new Cell Culture Flask Adapters* which enable direct centrifugation of cell culture flasks. By eliminating the transfer step to and from conical tubes for cell concentration, these exclusive adapters save time and expense and reduce the potential for contamination.

LH 500 haematology analyser

The Coulter LH 500 haematology analyser is designed for mid- to high-volume clinical laboratories. It provides complete blood counts (CBC) with five-part differential analysis, including white blood cell, red blood cell, platelet and reticulocyte counts.

Microarray fluorescence reader

Beckman Coulter has introduced a fluorescence-based CCD microplate reader for the automatic quantitation of hundreds of protein analytes on the A2 MicroArray Plate. The A2 MicroArray Reader has been specially designed to work with the A2 MicroArray System to quantitate multiplexed immunoassays. Part of the ProteomeLab family of products, this protein microarray system has the potential to allow users to detect and quantitate protein-protein interactions, protein immunoassays, DNA-protein interactions, enzymatic reactions and other protein assays.

Multi-purpose centrifuge

The Allegra X-22 Series benchtop centrifuges are multi-purpose instruments that provide a space-saving solution for smaller laboratories. A diverse line of 11 rotors and 18 adapters provides flexibility for a range of applications.


The LD 400 Luminescence Detector is a sensitive instrument with a luminescent dynamic range of >8 decades. The LD 400 measures both flash and glow luminescence, and has the added flexibility of performing photometric measurements on the same instrument. It is suitable for most biological and chemiluminescent microplate assays, including dual luciferase, reporter gene, toxicity, ATP, bioMass, ELISAs and protein quantification. The detector also features easy-to-use software for qualitative and quantitative data evaluations, as well as a dual injection dispenser system that allows dispensing in 50 µL increments.

Genetic Analysis System

The CEQ 8000 Genetic Analysis System automates and integrates the majority of genetic analysis functions into one flexible, easy to use system. With one gel, one array and one software platform, users can perform DNA sequencing, heterozygote detection, confirmatory sequencing, mutation analysis, allele identification, SNP (single nucleotide polymorphism) scoring, microsatellite instability and AFLP (amplified fragment length polymorphism) fingerprinting.

Genetic Analysis System

The CEQ 8000 Genetic Analysis System automates and integrates the majority of genetic analysis functions into one flexible, easy to use system. With one gel, one array and one software platform, users can perform DNA sequencing, heterozygote detection, confirmatory sequencing, mutation analysis, allele identification, SNP (single nucleotide polymorphism) scoring, microsatellite instability and AFLP (amplified fragment length polymorphism) fingerprinting.

Tube Strip Rotor

The F12x8.2 PCR Tube Strip Rotor for the Microfuge 22R microcentrifuge provides high capacity and high power for DNA applications. The rotor minimises condensation from PCR reactions by providing quick spins and can be used for post reaction cleanup.

Capillary Electrophoresis Software

Beckman Coulter has 32 Karat software for its P/ACE MDQ Capillary Electrophoresis (CE) systems. Designed for the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry, this platform will help users comply with FDA regulations such as 21 CFR part 11, concerning electronic data records and signatures. 32 Karat for CE also provides powerful capabilities for analyte identification.


Beckman Coulter highlights workflow solutions at LabAutomation 2011

Beckman Coulter featured seamless, automated workflow solutions and improvements in throughput and cellular analysis at the LabAutomation 2011 conference in Palm Springs, California. In addition to workshops and scientific posters, the exhibit showcased applications and systems dedicated to next generation sequencing (NGS) sample preparation, stem cell research, assay screening miniaturization and more.

Alliance provides one-stop biosafety testing service

Beckman Coulter Genomics and Vitrology Ltd have announced a strategic partnership to offer customers a wide range of biosafety testing services. The alliance provides the biopharmaceutical industry with two inclusive sources for the full complement of molecular, in vitro and in vivo genomic services necessary for the identification, stabilisation and purification of biological products.

White Papers

Flow cytometric chromosome classification

Flow cytometric chromosome classification has been routinely used in the analysis of mammalian karyotypes as well as to assess chromosomal abnormalities. Download this tech paper for more information on how highly purified fractions of chromosomes can be isolated rapidly from the labelled chromosomes using a cell sorter.

Assessing bacterial viability

Assessment of bacterial viability is crucial to many applications ranging from the production of food and medicine to environmental monitoring.

Download this Tech Paper to learn about an assessment approach using flow cytometric analysis.

Assessing yeast viability

Microorganisms such as yeast are used in many biotechnology applications including genetic engineering, vaccine development and the production of food. This Tech Paper presents an accurate and rapid method for assessing the viability of yeast using a flow cytometric approach.

Genomic DNA: extraction from whole blood

To find out how a DNA purification system isolates and purifies genomic DNA (gDNA) from whole blood, serum and FTA cards, download this tech paper.

DNA/RNA extraction from formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue samples

To find out about an automation-friendly process for extracting total nucleic acid from formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue samples, download this tech paper.



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