Especially designed for low throughput laboratory workflows, Minilys homogenizes three samples simultaneously in 0.5ml or 2 ml tubes and one sample in 7 ml tubes.
Minilys is a compact and flexible tissue homogenizer to meet particular sample preparation needs for all laboratories working with biological samples.
Especially designed to offer optimal grinding, lysing and homogenizing efficiency, Minilys is capable of handling 3 x 2mL/0.5mL tubes or 1 x 7mL tube to process any type of samples. Its manual but not screw-in locking system makes Minilys an easy-pick-up laboratory instrument.
Affordable, Minilys offers the best personal homogenization solution.
Minilys is ideal for daily lab workflow. Associated with the appropriate lysing kit, Minilys can even grind difficult samples like grains or hairs.
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Especially designed for low-throughput laboratory workflows and personal use, Minilys homogenizes three samples simultaneously in 0.5ml/2 ml tubes or 1 sample in 7 ml.
from 1 to 3 x 2mL, 0.5mL or 1.5mL tubes
1 x 7mL tube
3000, 4000 & 5000 rpm
Manual (no screw-in system)
from 5s to 240s
17lb / 7 kg
Length 180mm x Width 290mm x Height 380mm
100 – 230 VAC / 50-60 Hz / Power 1 kVA
less than 70 dB
CE and FCC part 15 certified
Minilys offers the possibility to process either 3 x 0.5, 1.5 or 2mL tubes at once or 1 x 7mL tube.
With only two parameters to choose from (speed and time) the Minilys is operational immediately. The non screw-in system to block the tubes makes the Minilys easy-to-use.
Minilys is the only small homogenizer based on 3D motion that reaches 5 000rpm. This speed allows users to grind even hard samples like skin or hair.
The Minilys is the only personal homogenizer based on a 8-figure 3D-motion (multi-directional) movement of the tubes. The same high level of energy given to the beads inside each tube ensures equal homogenization efficiency for all processed samples. Thanks to this complex movement, the Minilys can disrupt any type of sample (even the hardest) in seconds with perfect reproducibility while limiting heat generation. The system used to secure the tubes is manual and very easy to use compared to a screw-in system that can be awkward.
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Protein extraction from mouse soft tissues, Immunotherapix, Paris, France, Pharmaceutical sciences (code: 03712-810-DU048)
RNA extraction from Arabidopsis with Minilys, Institute of Plant Molecular Biology – CNRS, Univ. of Strasbourg, France, Agronomy (code: 03712-810-DU049)
Mycoviral double-stranded RNA extraction from plant leaf with Minilys, Tokyo University of Agricultural and Technology, Institute of Agriculture, division of Bio-regulation and Bio-interaction, Japan, Agronomy (code: 03712-810-DU051)
Drug extraction from whole iris-ciliary body pork, PharmOptima, Portage MI, USA, Pharmaceutical sciences (code: 03712-810-DU056)
RNA Extraction from Mouse Tissues using the Minilys, Cystic Fibrosis and Pulmonary Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA, Biomedical & Health sciences (code: 03712-810-DU078)
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Microtube adapter set: This option for Minilys allows users to process up to 3 microtubes of 1.5mL at once. 7mL rack Specific rack to handle 12 x 7mL tubes at once Centrifuge adaptor for 7mL tubes Specific adaptor to put 7mL tubes in a centrifuge instead of 15mL Falcon tubes