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gentleMACS™ Octo Dissociator with Heaters


The gentleMACS™ Octo Dissociator with Heaters is a benchtop instrument for the fully automated and standardized tissue dissociation or homogenization of up to eight samples.
Equipped with eight individual heating units and numerous optimized and ready-to-use gentleMACS Programs the gentleMACS Octo Dissociator with Heaters offers a fully automated workflow for tissue dissociation. In addition the instrument allows the user to create user-defined programs for almost any biological material. All eight positions can be operated independently.
Single-cell suspensions or thorough homogenates are easily and reproducibly obtained using the unique C Tubes or M Tubes. These single-use gentleMACS Tubes allow sample preparation in a closed and sterile system, providing a high level of user safety and minimize cross-contamination.



The gentleMACS Octo Dissociator with Heaters is equipped with several programs for fully automated tissue dissociation into single-cell suspensions, including:
  • mouse or human tumor
  • mouse or rat neonatal heart
  • neural tissue
  • mouse spleen, lung, lamina propria, epidermis, or liver
  • mouse or rat skeletal muscle
  • and more
Additionally, user-defined programs can be used to create fully automated workflows for all other tissue types.


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The gentleMACS Octo Dissociator with Heaters.

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Heating units for the gentleMACS Octo Dissociator.

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Get your research off to the right start. Rely on excellent sample preparation with the gentleMACS Dissociator family. Start your experiment with standardized and reproducible tissue dissociation with the gentleMACS Dissociator, the gentleMACS Octo Dissociator, or the gentleMACS Octo Dissociator with Heaters for fully automated tissue dissociation.

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