Molecular Devices

Molecular Devices

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Luminescence Microplate Readers

Luminescence Microplate Readers

Luminescence Microplate Readers

Single-mode microplate reader (luminometer) with luminescence detection

SpectraMax Luminometer

Luminescence detection typically offers greater sensitivity than absorbance or fluorescence detection. Our luminescence plate readers, also referred to as luminometers are ideal for measuring a wide range of assays including dual luciferase reporter gene, G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) via aequorin, bioluminescence resonance energy transfer (BRET), and acridinium ester assays. Luminescence assays with long-lived signal (glow) can be detected by any luminescence reader, while flash assays with short-lived signal (flash) require a reader equipped with injectors.

Our featured SpectraMax® L Microplate Reader

Sensitive luminometer with programmable injector options for 96- and 384-well microplates

  • Detect dim samples with unsurpassed sensitivity
  • Avoid saturation issues with nine orders of dynamic range
  • Enable robust performance with injectors
  • Validation and compliance tools

Luminescence applications and assays

With more than 30+ years of plate reader expertise and life science research, we’ve amassed an extensive collection of application-focused content in our Resource . Our featured luminescence application notes include:

  • Acridinium Ester Assays​​​​​​​
  • Enzymatic Assays
  • GPCR/Aequorin Assays​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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