Pipettes are among the most fundamental instruments used in modern laboratories for a plethora of applications; from PCR and cell culture to next generation sequencing preparation, chemical titrations, and drug discovery. So, let’s talk about possible choices and pipetting technique - using your pipettes correctly and efficiently, taking care of them properly, and choosing the best one for your application is crucial to getting the most out of your experiments. Whether you’re a pipetting novice wanting to go pro or simply want to brush up on some skills, this new video series from pipetting experts at Eppendorf has got you covered! We’ll begin by taking you back to the basics.
Episode 1: How to Pipette in 5 Simple Steps
In the first episode of the Pipetting Tutorials with Eppendorf series, you’ll be going back to the fundamental principles underlying good pipetting technique when using mechanical air-cushion pipettes (such as the Eppendorf Research® plus
or Eppendorf Reference® 2)
. With five simple and easy to follow steps that can be applied to nearly all pipetting applications, this video is packed full of useful tips and tricks – like pre-wetting your pipette tip!