HG-400 MiniG®

Laboratory Equipment for Sample Preparation & Handling

Compact yet powerful automated tissue homogeniser and cell lyser

  • Cole-Parmer HG-400 MiniG tissue homogeniser and cell lyser

    Key Features

    • Automated mechanical disruption through bead beating ideal for high-throughput cell lysis applications including DNA/ RNA extraction, protein extraction and pesticide residue analysis
    • Window in lid allows visual access of the grinding process
    • Accommodates different plate/vial configurations two titer plates or 48 x 2 mL vials or 48 x 5 mL vials when stacked
    • Clamp accommodates taller vials 12 x 15 mL or 6 x 50 mL falcon tubes
    • Safety interlock switch stops the motor if the lid is opened during the grinding process.
    • Optional Kryo-Tech® Accessories enable cryogenic grinding and preserve temperature sensitive samples for RNA and protein extractions.
    • LCD display screen shows run times in minute : second format
    • Rate & timer controls adjust speed and set time
    • Start and stop buttons allow control the grinding process

The HG-400 MiniG® is the ideal solution for labs that want a compact yet powerful tissue homogenizer and cell lyser. It is equipped with an adjustable clamp that accommodates a full range of sample vials from 2mL to 50mL centrifuge tubes or up to two deep-well titer plates. It is specifically designed for rapid cell disruption, cell lysis and tissue homogenization through bead beating, enabling fast and efficient extraction of nucleic acids, proteins and other molecules of interest.

Applications include: Tissue Homogenization, DNA/RNA Research and extraction, Cell Lysis, Protein Extraction, Biofuel research, Pesticide Residue extraction using QuEChERS or the SWeET method.

Typical samples include: Animal tissue, Plant Tissue, Cell cultures, Fruit, Cannabis, Seeds, Yeast and Bacteria.

MiniG® Accessory Manual

  • The MiniG® is a small tissue homogenizer designed to effectively disrupt cellular materials by shaking deep-well titer plates or sample vials vertically.