Resources: Knowledge and practical liquid handling tips you can put into practice

We have collected data and information that focus on optimized assay workflows, as well as automated liquid handling and pipetting processes – all of which is compiled in the resources below. If you would like more details on how Artel can support your assay, don’t hesitate to reach out— call or email - we are here to help
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Process Optimization for Assays - Whitepaper
Find out how by downloading this new White Paper on using process optimization to reduce assay variability and improve productivity.
Pipetting Viscous Solutions Poster
Pipetting Viscous Solutions
The Pipetting Viscous Solutions poster provides guidance on pipetting solutions and helps in understanding that viscosity is the measure of a liquid’s resistance to flow.
Troubleshooting Automation
Troubleshooting Automation
This Troubleshooting Automation poster provides guidance on how to identify common problems so you can get the best performance out of your liquid handling platforms.

Automated Liquid Handlers: Optimizing Performance and Standardizing Verification​

By John Derent
Overview Automation is becoming more prevalent than ever, especially as labs look to minimize their manual workflows and meet ever-increasing workloads. Whether setting up a…

Solutions for Automated Liquid Handler Optimization

By Dana Campbell
Overview Not all liquid types behave like water. Trying to optimize a liquid class on any automated liquid handler can be a challenging task especially…

Improving Assay Automation Workflow with Artel PCRMix and SerumSub Solutions

By Rachel Parshley
Overview PCR master mix and serum are two common non-ideal solutions used in a variety of essential clinical diagnostic assays, as well as key components…

Automating Your Assay Workflow: Working with Non-Ideal Solutions

By Nathaniel Hentz, PhD
Overview As the number of assays increases, as well as a higher level of scrutiny on quality, automation is becoming more prevalent than ever before.…

A Standardized Approach to Integrating Automated Liquid Handlers into Your Laboratory

By Bjoern Carle, PhD., John Derent
Overview Laboratories are often faced with what the next steps are once they get their automated liquid handlers successfully installed. A standardized approach is the…

Genomics workflow optimization: Overcoming barriers for successful automation

By Enea, N.
Many labs turn to automation to increase throughput, lower costs, and reduce operator-related errors. Transferring a manual, bench-top assay to an automated platform, however, is…

Coupling assay design and process optimization toward minimizing variability

By Hentz, N.
Overview Scientists typically optimize assay parameters first, then select an automated liquid handler using default parameters during transition to an automated platform. This study illustrates…

Genomics workflow optimization: Coupling assay development and process characterization toward automation

By Hentz, N., Kitchener, B.
Overview Many labs turn to automation to increase throughput, lower costs, and reduce operator-related errors. Transferring a manual, bench-top assay to an automated platform, however,…

ISO standards for assessing the volumetric performance of automated liquid handling systems

By Rodrigues, G.
Simplify method transfer and reduce compliance risk by using an international standard This presentation covers how volumetric performance and regulatory standards overlap, focusing on the biggest…

Standardization of Tecan Freedom EVO liquid handling platforms using the QC Kit

By Albert, K., Rodrigues, G., Sullivan, T.
Description Variability across liquid handling platforms of the same make and model is often uncharacterized and can lead to erratic results from instrument to instrument…

Impact of Liquid Handling Variability on In Vitro Biochemical Assay Performance

By Hentz, N. - BTEC
A Look at Protein Binding and Enzyme Assay Classes Overview Review accuracy and precision Discuss common liquid handler QC methods Artel MVS technology description Brief…

Understanding Error Contribution of Liquid Handling and Analytical Equipment to Overall Assay Performance

By Bradshaw, J.
Abstract The introduction of automation and integrated analytical equipment into biology and chemistry labs has led to significant advances in testing capabilities over the past…

Effect of Liquid Handling QC on Biological Assay Performance

By Hentz, N. - BTEC
Introduction In order to obtain promising HTS candidates, high quality assays are required. Assay variability is a combination of liquid handling, biological and random variability.…

The Importance of Liquid Handling Details and Their Impact on Your Assays

By Bradshaw, J.
Introduction The introduction of automation into biology and chemistry labs has arguably lead to significant advances in testing capabilities over the past 20+ years.  Automation…

Method Validation for Beckman Coulter Liquid Handlers

By Albert, K., Knapp, L.
Abstract The use of automated liquid handling equipment to rapidly test and screen targets-of-interest has become an essential component to drug discovery. In order to…

Validation and Optimization Techniques for the PerkinElmer JANUS

By Albert, K., Patterson, M.
Abstract Users of automated liquid handlers need to ensure the accuracy and precision performance of their equipment in order to satisfy their quality system and…

Performance Optimization of Multichannel Liquid Handling Equipment and High Throughput Assays

By Albert, K., Cannizzo, J., Jordan, L., Donzel, N.
Introduction All users of automated liquid handling equipment are familiar with the need to ensure proper performance of their equipment.  But for most users, calibration…

Method Validation for Caliper Liquid Handlers

By Knaide, T., Cannizzo, J., Grove, G.
Abstract All users of automated liquid handling equipment are familiar with the need to ensure proper performance of their equipment.  But for most users, calibration…

Understanding Method Transfer Pitfalls

By Knapp, L., Albert, K.
Accuracy Matters When Transferring a Quantitative, Bench-top Assay to Automation Introduction Assays are usually performed on the benchtop using handheld pipettes before they graduate, or transfer,…

Determining Dilution Accuracy in Microtiter Plate Assays

By Bradshaw, J.T.
Description Many critical assays are based upon conducting accurate dilutions of key reagents. Accurately knowing sample concentration is critical for properly interpreting experimental results, which can only be…