With pharmaceutical companies typically maintaining chemical libraries of between 5,000 and 50,000 compounds, automated storage facilities ensuring sample integrity and robust data logging and retrieval is vital.
When choosing a compound storage system it is essential to consider the individual needs of each research group or establishment, assessing requirements for not only for compound storage but for sample retrieval, transport and processing, for example tube preparation, plate formatting, and liquid handling for HTS.
The maintenance of sample integrity is an essential requirement in order to minimise the risks of sample degradation during long term storage. Sample storage under nitrogen or dry air in hermetically sealed chambers has become the standard for sample storage facilities and ideal temperatures range from ambient to -20 or even -80ºC depending on the biochemical nature, solvent and stability of the compound.
Ensuring sample integrity and fast cherry picking capabilities, TTP Labtech’s comPOUND offers solutions for small laboratories and industry alike. comPOUND’s modular compact units enables sample storage within individual units at temperatures ranging from ambient to -20°C. With its unique pneumatic technology TTP Labtech’s comPOUND sample store means no internal moving parts offering outstanding robustness and cherry picking capabilities.
Compact storage modules enable easy expansion as your sample library grows with additional modules being easily integrated in response to growing library size. Furthermore the speed of throughput grows with your library by processing samples in parallel.
TTP Labtech provides automated products and compact solutions, fulfilling the potential for fully automated drug discovery process.