Storage Plates

Thermo Scientific Abgene polypropylene storage plates are Class 8 clean room manufactured and human DNA free to ensure the absence of contamination for molecular biology applications. Thermo Scientific Nunc storage plates have over 40 years of quality in plastics manufacturing, offering one of the highest sterility assurance levels in the industry for cell-based applications (SAL 10-6). 

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Key Attributes for Storage Plate Selection

Thermo Scientific 48, 96 and 384 well polypropylene storage microplates and deepwell plates are an economical and reliable solution for sample storage, high-throughput screening and low-binding assays in drug discovery, molecular biology and genomic applications. They are made with virgin medical grade polypropylene resin to reduce extractables and leachables interacting with samples. 

In order to select the best storage plate for your application, consider the following: equipment compatibility, volume of your sample and application-specific requirements. 

Available Formats

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Storage Plates Selection Guide

Well Shape

  • Wide range of sealing options
  • Ideal for sample mixing
  • Maximizes volume

Well Bottom

  • Ideal for easy mixing
V-Conical, pyramidal bottom
  • Improves sample recovery and decreases dead volume
  • Virtually eliminates dead volume in tubes during liquid handling

Square Well

U Bottom

Square Well


Square Well


Round Well

U Bottom

Round Well

Round Well


Plate Seals & Sealers

Plate sealing is important for researchers who wish to protect plate contents either temporarily, or longer term, to avoid contamination and/or evaporation. 

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ABgene and Nunc Storage Plates

Custom barcodes are available for Abgene and Nunc Storage Plates to enhance tracking of samples and groups of samples.

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