gentleMACS Dissociators - which instrument fits your needs

The gentleMACS™ Dissociator family consists of three instrument versions. All of these tissue dissociators use a gentle yet effective technique to generate viable single-cell suspensions and homogenates from virtually any tissue sample. After processing, samples can subsequently be used for cellular and molecular downstream analyses. Find out which gentleMACS Dissociator fits your experiment the best.

Feature overview

Take a look at the table to learn more about the differences of the tissue dissociators:

 gentleMACS DissociatorgentleMACS Octo DissociatorgentleMACS Octo Dissociator with Heaters
Automation features   
Integrated heaters  x
On-instrument enzyme incubation  x
Fully automated protocols  x
Sample processing   
Number of sample positions288
Parallel sample operationxxx
Independent sample operation  xx
Software features   
Pre-defined programsxxx
Free software updatexxx
User-defined programming xx
Program transfer between instruments xx
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gentleMACS™ Dissociators – The making of the tissue dissociator instruments

The gentleMACS™ Dissociator family enables you to obtain viable single-cell solutions from any tissue. Start smart with standardized sample preparation.

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