Online cell proliferation (optical density – OD) detection system for incubation shakers



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  • Trying to catch your microorganism at a certain growth stage or OD?

  • Wish to get data on growth characteristics?

  • Want to compare several strains?

  • Want to compare several media and perform optimization?

ShakerOD was designed to address all these challenges and more. It eliminates manual sampling and liquid handling in order to gather OD data!

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Easy installation

  • ShakerOD fits any shaken incubator with threaded holes (3 – 5 mm in diameter)

  • Anybody can install the system in 5 minutes

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Easy tech transfer

  • Fully autoclavable shakerOD vials contain 1 – 3 mL of bioprocess broth

  • No adaptation is required when you switch to ShakerOD vials from other formats



  • Reduces required resources to gain desired results

  • Enables accurate OD measurements

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Cultivation types

  • Suitable for aerobic and anaerobic cultivations

  • Works in a wide range of media and shaken incubator settings

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Reliable detection

  • 6 parallel channels with Essi AccuRead technology detect OD600 during shaken cultivation

  • Detect OD values up to 10.0

Easy data handling

  • ShakerOD software is intuitive and easy to use

  • All generated data files can be opened with Excel, NotePad etc.

Get in touch and request a demo of the ShakerOD!

Get in touch to get more info or order your ShakerOD!