Nunc Edge 96-well cell culture plate

Take your cell-based research to the edge

Thermo Scientific Nunc Edge 2.0 96-Well Cell Culture Plates contain a large evaporation moat that can be filled with sterile water or media to virtually eliminate edge effect, and increase consistency and cell viability following lengthy incubations.


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Prevent evaporation in 3 simple steps:

nunc edge 2.0 cell culture plate

Utilize all 96 wells.

nunc edge 96-well cell culture plate

Fill surrounding moat with 2mL
sterile water or media in each section.

nunc edge 2.0 cell culture plate

Evaporation takes place in the moat and not the outer wells, preserving cell viability and maintaining well-to-well consistency.


The Edge difference: Edge 2.0 plates vs. traditional 96-well plates

Unlike traditional 96-well plates, Edge 2.0 plates are optimized to mitigate the dreaded edge effect. Edge effect is caused when evaporation occurs in the perimeter wells of a microplate during prolonged incubation. It changes media pH, osmolality, and the concentration of the media constituents—affecting cell viability and function.

Cell viability with Nunc Edge vs Traditional 96-well cell culture plate

The built-in moat in the Nunc Edge 2.0 Plate significantly reduces evaporation compared to the conventional 96-well plates after 4-day incubation, improving well-to-well consistency.


Ordering information

Catalog # Description Surface Color Lid Sterile Pack Size Product Size  
167425 Nunc Edge 2.0 96-Well Plate Treated Nunclon Delta Clear Yes Yes Individually packed Case of 50 Order
167542 Nunc Edge 2.0 96-Well Plate Treated Nunclon Delta Clear Yes Yes Sleeve of 10 Case of 160 Order
167574 Nunc Edge 2.0 96-Well Plate Treated Nunclon Delta Clear No Yes Individually packed Case of 50 Order
167554 Nunc Edge 2.0 96-Well Plate Treated Nunclon Delta Clear No Yes Sleeve of 10 Case of 160 Order
267427 Nunc Edge 2.0 96-Well Plate Non-treated Non-treated Clear Yes Yes Individually packed Case of 50 Order
267544 Nunc Edge 2.0 96-Well Plate Non-treated Non-treated Clear Yes Yes Sleeve of 10 Case of 160 Order
267576 Nunc Edge 2.0 96-Well Plate Non-treated Non-treated Clear No Yes Individually packed Case of 50 Order
267556 Nunc Edge 2.0 96-Well Plate Non-treated Non-treated Clear No Yes Sleeve of 10 Case of 160 Order
267566 Nunc Edge 2.0 96-Well Plate Non-treated Non-treated Clear No No Sleeve of 10 Case of 160 Order
267578 Nunc Edge 2.0 96-Well Plate Non-treated Non-treated Clear Yes No Sleeve of 10 Case of 160 Order
Non-treated
Non-treated
Sleeve of 10
Individually packed
Sleeve of 10
Sleeve of 10

Watch the Edge 96-well cell culture plate webinar

Utilizing all 96 wells in the Edge plate can increase throughput of the assays by 37.5% over that of typical cell-based assays that use only the 60 inner wells of the plate.

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