Convenient and versatile storage of fastidious microorganisms

Mast Group has announced its new CRYOBANK, which is based on a cryovial system that comprises chemically treated beads covered with a special cryogenic preserving solution. CRYOBANK offers a reliable, convenient and versatile system for storing and preserving fastidious bacteria for long periods. CRYOBANK permits the easy establishment of a culture collection for laboratory accreditation or research purposes.

Suitable for use in all laboratories dealing with bacteria, including clinical, water, brewing, veterinary, food, pharmaceutical, dairy and biotechnology, CRYOBANK features: barcoding for full traceability, and suitable for use with all commonly available barcode readers; stackable boxes; a simple-to-use procedure; proven storage for fastidious bacteria, non-fastidious yeasts and moulds over long periods; suitable for use down to –80°C; supplied with a picker for easy selection of cryovials; colour-coded beads and caps for easy recognition; and external threaded tubes to reduce the risk of contamination.

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