NanoDrop Products Guide

Pipette. Measure. Know.

Quantify DNA, RNA and protein samples in seconds with only 1–2µL using Thermo Scientific™ NanoDrop™ instruments. Whether you choose a NanoDrop UV-Vis spectrophotometer or fluorospectrometer, you can rely on patented* NanoDrop technology for accurate, fast results to assess sample concentration and purity. 

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Choose the NanoDrop instrument that's right for you

Simplify DNA, RNA, and protein quantitation with direct sample measurement.

  NanoDrop One/Oneᶜ
UV-Vis
NanoDrop 8000
UV-Vis
NanoDrop Lite
UV-Vis
NanoDrop 3300
Fluorescence
NanoDrop 2000/2000c
UV-Vis
 
Full-spectrum microvolume UV-Vis measurements with a cuvette option in a single instrument

Higher throughput, full-spectrum microvolume UV-Vis measurements

Basic microvolume UV-Vis measurements

Full-spectrum microvolume fluorescence measurements

Full-spectrum microvolume UV-Vis measurements; cuvette option available
Measures 1-2 μL sample

Dynamic range (ng/μL dsDNA) 0.227,500
ng/μL for dsDNA
2.5–3,700
ng/μL for dsDNA
4–1,500
ng/μL for dsDNA
< 1 fmol
(FITC)
2–15,000
ng/µL for dsDNA
Full-spectral data

 

Pre-programmed methods for nucleic acids and proteins

Measures nucleic acid A260/A280 ratio

 

Measures nucleic acid A260/A230 ratio

   

Measures purified protein A280

 

Measures protein A260/A280 ratio

   

Pre-programmed methods for colorimetric assays (BCA, Bradford, Lowry, Pierce 660)

   

Measures protein and peptides at A205

     

Custom methods

 

Built-in cuvette option

     

Standalone local control

 

   

High-resolution touchscreen interface

       
Measures fluorescently-labeled nucleic acid and protein samples using absorbance

   


Measures a wide variety of fluorescence assays: RiboGreen™, PicoGreen™, GFP, BFP mutants, Hoechst, 4-MU, Quantum Dots, OPA, DyLite™, Alexa Fluor™, etc.      

 
Measures multiple fluorophores from a single sample      

 
Auto-Measure capability

       
Contaminant identification

       
Embedded technical support

       
Password protected access

 

 

Enhanced connectivity (Wi-Fi and Bluetooth™)

       
Thermo Fisher Connect (Cloud enabled)

     


Move one step closer with next-generation microvolume UV-Vis

Be more successful in downstream applications when you qualify your sample before use with the NanoDrop One UV-Vis spectrophotometer built with novel Thermo Scientific™ Acclaro™ Sample Intelligence Technology.

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* Patents US6628382 and US6809826.