Overview of Qpix Pins and Heads

Our specialized QPix™ 400 Series pins are designed to pick, plate, and replicate a wide range of microorganisms such as bacteria, phage, and yeast cells. 

Different microorganisms can have different colony morphologies. Our unique portfolio of organism-specific pins come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and textures, thus ensuring maximum viability and subsequent growth for each colony that is picked. 

Technologies of QPix Pins & Heads

  • Gridding Head (Red)

    Gridding Head (Red)

    • 96- and 384-pin format
    • Pins are not fired; they only retract into the head when they hit a solid surface
    • To "spot" liquid from source plate onto agar or filter
    • Requires use of gridding pins
  • Re-arraying/Replicating Head (Blue)

    Re-arraying/Replicating Head (Blue)

    • 96-pin format; padding within the head for softer pin return
    • For transferring from liquid source plate to liquid destination plate
    • Requires use of re-arraying pins
  • Picking Head (Black)

    Picking Head (Black)

    • 96-pin format
    • For picking from agar plate to liquid destination plate
    • Requires use of picking pins

Ordering Options of Qpix Pins and Heads

QPix Gridding Pins

Protein Microarrays, P/N X4242

Gridding pins for protein microarrays, tip diameter 0.15 mm

#X4242

$9.00 USD

1

DNA Microarrays, P/N X4241

Gridding pins for DNA microarrays, tip diameter 0.25 mm

#X4241

$9.00 USD

1

Streptomyces and yeast, P/N X4243

Gridding pins for yeast & Streptomyces, tip diameter 1 mm

#X4243

$19.00 USD

1

QPix Picking Pins

E. coli, Standard, P/N X4370

Picking pin for E. coli /phagemid, tip diameter 0.55 mm

#X4370

$9.00 USD

1

E. coli, Deep well, P/N X4375

Pcking pin for E. coli /phagemid, tip diameter 0.55 mm, deep well

#X4375

$19.00 USD

1

Phage, Standard, P/N X4371

Picking pin for phage plaque, tip diameter 1 mm

#X4371

$9.00 USD

1

Phage, Deep well, P/N X4378

Picking pin for phage, tip diameter 1 mm, deep well

#X4378

$19.00 USD

1

Phage Picker+, Standard, P/N X4372

Picking pin for Phage Picker+, tip diameter 1.6 mm

#X4372

$9.00 USD

1

Phage Picker+, Deep well, P/N X4380

Picking pin for Phage Picker+, tip diameter 1.6 mm, deep well

#X4380

$19.00 USD

1

Yeast Picker+, Standard, P/N X4376

Picking pin for Yeast Picker+, tip diameter 1.6 mm

#X4376

$9.00 USD

1

Yeast Picker+, Deep well, P/N X4377

Picking pin for Yeast Picker+, tip diameter 1.6 mm, deep well

#X4377

$19.00 USD

1

Streptomyces and yeast, Standard, P/N X4373

Picking pin for Streptomyces and yeast, tip diameter 1 mm

#X4373

$9.00 USD

1

Streptomyces and yeast, Deep well, P/N X4379

Picking pin for Streptomyces and yeast, tip diameter 1 mm, deep well

#X4379

$19.00 USD

1

QPix Picking Springs

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Picking springs, 100 springs per pack

#X4390

$120.00 USD

1

QPix Re-arraying Pins

E. coli, standard, P/N X4311

Re-arraying pin, standard transfer (E. coli / high viability samples), tip diameter 0.55 mm

#X4311

$19.00 USD

1

E. coli, deep well, P/N X4315

Re-arraying pin, standard transfer (E. coli / high viability samples), tip diameter 0.55 mm, deep well

#X4315

$19.00 USD

1

Yeast Picker+, Standard, P/N X4320

Re-arraying pin, high capacity (yeast /medium viability samples), tip diameter 1.6 mm

#X4320

$19.00 USD

1

Yeast Picker+, Deep well, P/N X4321

Re-arraying pin, high capacity (yeast /medium viability samples), tip diameter 1.6 mm, deep well

#X4321

$19.00 USD

1

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