EZ-Retriever® System

    EZ-Retriever is a microwave-based pre-treatment and antigen retrieval system invented by BioGenex used for dewaxing, rehydration and antigen retrieval of formalin fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) tissue sections to enhance exposure of antigenic epitopes. This system not only resolves the issues of inconsistency due to different types of antigen retrieval methods by applying different maximum microwave power levels, solution volumes and heating time but it also facilitates the standardization of dewaxing and antigen protocols for high quality and reproducible staining.

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    Features and Benefits

    • Dewaxing, rehydration and antigen retrieval in one step
    • High throughput: 96 slides in 35 minutes
    • Reduce time for primary antibody incubation time
    • Programmable time and temperature controls
    • Microwavable containers for four antigen retrieval solutions
    • User friendly interface
    • User defined protocols for versatility
    • Optimized factory protocols
    • Eco-friendly solutions

    Features and Benefits

    • High throughput: 100 slides per day (60 slides in eight-hour shift and 40 slides in delayed overnight run)
    • Reaction micro-chamber for even reagent distribution and overnight incubation or hybridization
    • Up to 75% reduced reagent consumption and waste generation
    • eXACT temperature control on every slide
    • RFID and barcode-enabled platform technology
    • Liquid level sensor for accurate dispensing and real-time tracking of reagents
    • Multiple slide processing options – Random, Continuous and STAT
    • Color-coded GUI-real time tracking of all assay parameters
    • Audio and visual alerts
    • Multi-format specimen processing: Tissues (FFPE and frozen), cytology preparations, cell smears and fine needle aspirations (FNAs)
    • LIS-enabled data tracking and management
    • Multiple standard and customizable reporting capabilities at your fingertips

    Specifications

    Performance Parameters Specifications
    Slide Capacity 40
    Reagent Capacity 49
    Temperature Uniformity ± 2°C
    Reagent Dispense Volumes 10 µL to 850 µL
    Heating Time 25°C to 105°C (< 2 min)
    Cooling Time 105°C to 25°C (< 2 min)
    Dimensions D: 29 in/73.7 cm; W: 46 in/116.8 cm: H: 59 in /149.9 cm
    Bulk Reagent Carboy 7 (Volume: 4 L per carboy)
    Waste Container 2 (Volume: 8 L per container)
    Weight 400 lb/182 kg
    Operating Temperature 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F)
    Operating Relative Humidity 15% to 55%
    Electrical Requirements 115 V 60 Hz 900 W or 230 V 50 Hz 900 W
    Software Proprietary BioGenex software running on Microsoft Windows XP