Freezone 6 Plus Lyophilizer
If you do not have an active NUCORE account, contact the ANTEC Director.
What to Bring for Your Analysis
- Samples on dry ice. Keep in mind, the tubes need to be re-opened, or pre-punctured, to enable lyophilization.
- Nitrile gloves
ANTEC houses two Labconco lyophilizers. The Freezone 6 system is suitable for biological samples processing. The Freezone 6 Plus Lyophilizer is designed for samples with low eutectic points, which contain residual organic solvents. Freezone 6 system is equipped with the Stoppering Tray Dryer with the temperature control from -40° C to 40° C. The Stoppering Tray Dryer is used for processing large loads of vials and stoppering them under vacuum, as well as for drying flat sheets of materials and sample temperature monitoring.
Users reserve individual ports for processing and may borrow lyophilization flasks and adapters from the core by contacting core personnel. ANTEC provides liquid nitrogen for lyophilization at no additional charge to users.
Please acknowledge the use of ANTEC equipment when data obtained in our core is published, used for proposal submissions, or included in your presentations! Acknowledgement helps demonstrate ANTEC’s value to the Northwestern University Research community and contributes to our efforts to secure funding for new instruments and services. See sample text.