The Hitachi SU3500 Scanning Electron Microscope produces high-resolution images of microscopic features such as pollen wall surfaces and leaf pore structure.
The Eppendorf 5424 Microcentrifuge allows the separation of plant chemicals for their purification and analysis.
The Thermo Fisher Scientific Qubit 4 Fluorometer measures the amount of DNA yielded from an extraction method.
The Thermo Scientific HM 355S Automatic Microtome Tissue Slicer is a used to cut extremely thin slices of material or “sections.”
The Leica TP1020 Semi-enclosed Benchtop Tissue Processor automates tissues samples through a series of solutions to prepare them for the microtome.
The Eppendorf Mastercycler Nexus X2 Thermocyclers (PCR machines) make many copies of DNA from an original template sample so that the results can be visualized with various methods.
The Thermo Fisher Scientific Owl EasyCast Mini Gel Electrophoresis Systems (with DNA Plus Casting Chamber) will allow DNA to be separated and the size of fragments determined.
The Thermo Scientific Thermo-Flask Benchtop Liquid Nitrogen Containers are perfect for everyday cryogenic storage use.
The autoclave sterilizes equipment so that microbes will not interfere with the results of an experiment.
We respectfully acknowledge that the Fort Worth Botanic Garden is located on traditional lands of Indigenous Peoples. We honor the ancestry, heritage, and gifts of all Indigenous Peoples who were sustained by these lands and give thanks to them. We are grateful that these lands continue to provide enrichment for many people today. [More…]