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MANUFACTURER GE Healthcare Life Sciences (manufacturer's website)
CONTACT 1 Tim Robson
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ÄKTA pure is a flexible and intuitive chromatography system for fast purification of proteins, peptides, and nucleic acids from microgram to gram levels of target product.

Modular system design with a large range of options to allow flexibility in purification of proteins and peptides.

Customizable system that is easy to upgrade as your research needs develop. Reliable system with components and integrated features based on the proven design of ÄKTA avant. UNICORN software simplifies your work by providing simple, intuitive, and flexible total system control including drag-and-drop method creation.

Predefined method settings for all GE Healthcare lab-scale chromatography columns. Tailor your chromatography system

ÄKTA pure can be tailored to your precise needs through a broad selection of hardware options from valves and tubing to monitors and fraction collectors. UNICORN control software can also be customized by addition of optional functionality such as Design of Experiments (DoE) for enhanced method optimization.

Intuitive hardware and software design Whether you are an expert or an absolute beginner in protein purification, ÄKTA pure makes routine protein purification easy. The flow path is forward facing and organized so that it is easy to understand how buffers and samples flow. UNICORN control software contains the tools needed for beginners and experienced users to perform all types of chromatography, from setting up and running a method to evaluating the data.

Reliable ÄKTA system ÄKTA pure is a reliable system where hardware and UNICORN software are designed to work together with columns and media to meet any purification challenge. ÄKTA pure is the product of over fifty years of expertise in protein research and three decades of experience in the development of ÄKTA purification systems.


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Application Flexible and intuitive chromatography system for fast purification of proteins, peptides, and nucleic acids from microgram to gram levels of target product.

Application supported Affinity Chromatography, Gel Filtration/ Size Exclusion

Chromatography, Ion Exchange Chromatography , Hydrophobic Interaction Chromatography and Reversed Phase Chromatography (RPC). For RPC runs use only Frac F9-R.

Flow Rate 0.001-25 ml/min (normal range), 0.01-50 ml/min (column packing flow)

Operating Pressure Max. 20 MPa (2900 psi)

Operating Pressure [Sample Pump] Max. N/A (N/A)

Tubing i.d. [Flow Path] 0.5 mm

Multiple Wavelength Detection Fixed wavelength

UV Wavelength 280 nm

Flow Cell Path Length 2 mm (optional 5 mm)

pH Monitoring 0–14 (optional)

Multiple Sample Injection Upgradeable up to 5 samples

Autosampler Injection No

Automatic Buffer Preparation No

Buffer Selection Upgradeable to 14 inlets

Multi-Step Purification Yes, (optional)

Relative Humidity 20-95% (noncondensing)

pH Stability Long Term 2-12

pH Stability Short Term 1–14

Viscosity 0.35-10 cP (system pump)

Voltage 100-120/220-240 VAC

Power Consumption 300 VA

Protection Class IP 21

Pump Type Piston pump, metering type

Safety Certifications 2006/42/EC (MD), 2004/108/EC (EMC), 1999/5/EC (R&TTE)

Compliance The product fulfills valid directives and standards when used within the conditions specified in the user manual. The product must also be used in the same state as it was delivered from GE Healthcare.

Item ID #1624.

Last Updated: 1st September, 2017