ANSI/SLAS Microplate Standards (ANSI/SLAS 1 to 4 – 2004) The Society For Laboratory Automation And Screening (SLAS) is not a standardizing organization, they are a society that provides a working group the ability and platform to standardize along with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). ANSI The American National Standards Institute is a private, non-profit […]
The Origin Of Microplate Standards
Microplate Standards The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Society of Biomolecular Screening (SBS) now named the Society For Laboratory Automation And Screening (SLAS) approved a standard for microplates in 2004. In 1995, as early as the first meeting of the SBS, a need for clearly defined dimensional standards of a microplate were identified. The […]
What Is A Well Plate?
Well, What Is A Well Plate? A well plate has many naming variations including, microplate, microwells, microtiter, and multiwell plates. The well plate is a flat plate that looks like a tray with multiple wells that are used as small test tubes.. The well plates are commonly manufactured in a 2:3 rectangular mix with 96, […]