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Detection Modes

Detection ModesTristar 3Tristar 5Apollo 11CentroCentro XS³Orion II
Absorbance (Vis)      
Absorbance (UV)      
Fluorescence (Vis)      
Fluorescence (UV)      
FRET      
FP      
TRF      
HTRF®      
AlphaScreen®      
Glow Luminescence      
Flash Luminescence      
BRET      

Technical Features

Technical FeaturesTristar 3Tristar 5Apollo 11CentroCentro XS³Orion II
Bottom Reading      
Monochromator for absorbance and excitation      
Monochromator for emission      
Injectors   up to 3up to 3up to 4
Temperature control      
Shaking      
Gas connection      
Absorbance spectral scanning      
Fluorescence spectral scanning      
Luminescence spectral scanning      
96 well      
384 well      
6-384 well      
6-1536      

 

Assay Types

Assay TypesTristar 3Tristar 5Apollo 11CentroCentro XS³Orion II
Endpoint assays      
Kinetic assays      
Well scanning      
Immunoassays      
ELISA      
Fluorescence immunoassays      
Luminescence immunoassays      

 

Protein Concentration

Protein ConcentrationTristar 3Tristar 5Apollo 11CentroCentro XS³Orion II
Bradford, BCA, Lowry      
Protein (A280)      
Low volume absorbance (2 µL)      
NanoOrange®, CBQCA, Quant-iT™      

 

Nucleic Acid Concentration

Nucleic Acid ConcentrationTristar 3Tristar 5Apollo 11CentroCentro XS³Orion II
DNA, RNA, oligos (A260)      
A260/A280      
Low volume DNA samples (2 µL)      

RiboGreen®, PicoGreen®, OliGreen®

      
Quant-iT™ RNA      

 

Reporter Genes

Reporter GenesTristar 3Tristar 5Apollo 11CentroCentro XS³Orion II
Secreted Alkaline Phosphatase (SEAP)      
ß-Galactosidase (ß-Gal)      
ß-Glucuronidase (GUS)      
Luciferase      
Dual Luciferase      
GFP, CFP, YFP      

 

Cell Viability, Proliferation and Death

Cell Viability, Proliferation and DeathTristar 3Tristar 5Apollo 11CentroCentro XS³Orion II

MTT, XTT, Crystal Violet, SRB

      
Fluorescent Live/Dead kits, Alamar Blue      
Calcein AM, CyQUANT®      

SYTOX® Green, ethidium homodimer

      

 

Enzyme Assays

Enzyme AssaysTristar 3Tristar 5Apollo 11CentroCentro XS³Orion II
ATP (luciferase)      
NADH (dehydrogenases)      
Phosphatases/Kinases activity      
Protease activity      

 

HTS Assays

HTS AssaysTristar 3Tristar 5Apollo 11CentroCentro XS³Orion II

ABEL® Luminescent antioxidant test (Knight Scientific)

      
Adapta™ (Invitrogen)      

AlphaScreen® (Perkin Elmer)

      
ATP bioluminescence      
DELFIA® (Perkin Elmer)      
DLR™ (Promega)      
Dual-Glo™ (Promega)      
GeneBLAzer™ (Invitrogen)      
HitHunter® (DiscoveRx, luminescence)      

HitHunter® (DiscoveRx, FP)

 *    
HTRF® (Cisbio)      

Intracellular calcium (Ca2+ assay)

      
Ion Channel - VSP (Invitrogen)      
LanthaScreen® (Invitrogen)      
MycoAlert™ (Cambrex)      
P450-Glo™ (Promega)      
PKLight® (Cambrex)      
PolarScreen™ (Invitrogen) *    
Predictor™ (Invitrogen)      
Transcreener® ADP² FP (BellBrook Labs) *    
Z'-Lyte (Invitrogen)      

* Not enought data. Please inquire.

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ABEL is registered trademark of Knight Scientific Limited.

Chroma-Glo, Kinase-Glo, DLR, Dual-Glo and P450-Glo are trademarks of Promega Corp.

MycoAlert and PK Light are trademarks of Cambrex.

HitHunter is a trademark of DiscoveRx.

Adapta, GeneBLAzer, Predictor, NanoOrange, PicoGreen, RiboGreen, OliGreen, Quant-iT, CBQCA, PolarScreen, LanthaScreen, Ion Channel VSP, Z'-Lyte, Alamar Blue, and Alexa Fluor are trademarks or registered trademarks of Thermo Fisher Scientific.

AlphaScreen, AlphaLISA, AlphaPlex, DELFIA, and LANCE are registered trademarks of Perkin Elmer Inc.

HTRF is a registered trademark of Cisbio International.

Transcreener is a patented technology of BellBrook Labs.

Cy Dyes are trademarks of GE Healthcare.