Author: Marco Bedolla

New Surfaces for Cell Migration Assays

Platypus Technologies introduces new surfaces for Oris™ Cell Migration Assays: Poly-L-lysine and basement membrane extract.

Polylysine surfaces contain positively-charged amine groups that enhance attachment of negatively-charged proteins and cells. Polylysine surfaces are popular for culturing cell lines derived from nerve tissue (e.g. neurons, glial cells, fibroblasts, epithelial cells).

The basement membrane extract (BME) contains multiple extracellular matrix proteins, including laminin and collagen. Surfaces coated with BME support cell culture assays of epithelial cells, endothelial cells, muscle cells and stem cells.

Learn more about Cell Migration Assays: https://www.platypustech.com/cell-based-assays/oris-cell-migration

Gold Coatings for Spectroscopy

We create gold coatings and surfaces for Surface Plasmon Resonance, IR/Raman Spectroscopy and other applications in optics.

With 19 years of experience in metal coatings, photolithography and surface modification, you can trust us to deliver exceptional service and the highest quality products.

Whether you’re looking for new biosensor chips, or you need a reliable OEM partner, contact us!

Examples of gold-coated substrates fabricated by Platypus Technologies

Testimonial:

“Our company has worked with Platypus for more than 15 years. Platypus Technologies has an excellent team of experts in gold coatings and surface science for Spectroscopy.  They helped us develop and manufacture a new sensor chip for surface plasmon resonance (SPR), which is now a commercial success!”

-Steve Weibel , CEO, GWC Technologies Inc

Learn More at: https://www.platypustech.com/metal-coating-solutions

Don’t see what you need?  We can coat most metals (Ag, Ni, Ti, etc.) on to silicon or glass.  Also, we can cut silicon and glass to any size (>5 mm)Contact us for custom products.

New Products for Microscopy & Spectroscopy

Platypus Technologies announces new products: Glass chips and Silicon chips for applications in Microscopy and Spectroscopy.

The products include ultra flat silicon chips, and silicon chips coated with Gold, Platinum or Silica. In addition, single-packed silicon wafers are available too. Glass chips include aluminosilicate, SF-10, N-BK7 and UV-grade fused silica.

Ultra Flat Silicon Chips

The chips can be used for studies in nanotechnology imaging via Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) or Fluoresence Microscopy. The chips can be use as substrates to support samples for nanospectroscopy (AFM-IR)

See all products: https://www.platypustech.com/microscopy-spectroscopy

Don’t see what you need?  We can coat most metals (Ag, Ni, Ti, etc.) on to silicon or glass.  Also, we can cut silicon and glass to any size (>5 mm)Contact us for custom products.