High-Capacity Centrifuge

Avanti JXN-26 High-Speed Centrifuge, Beckman Coulter

Avanti 300

High-capacity, floor model centrifuge that separates components of differing densities using centripetal acceleration.


  • Temperature control: -10°C to 40°C in 1°C increments
  • Instrument max speed of 26,000 RPM and max capacity of 6 L


  • Harvesting of bacteria cells
  • Clarification of lysates and homogenates
  • Separation of proteins by sucrose/glycerol gradients
  • Isolation of subcellular fractions (mitochondria, nuclei, membranes) by pelleting
  • Isolation of subcellular fractions (chromatin, nucleosomes, membranes) by sucrose gradients
  • Isolation of DNA by alcohol precipitation, phenol extraction, and spin columns
  • Isolation of RNA by alcohol/lithium precipitation and phenol extraction
  • Pelleting of viruses

Rotors Available


  • Max speed: 8,000 RPM
  • Max capacity: 6 L (6 x 1 L)
  • Typical applications: Large-volume processing, pelleting of bacteria, cell organelles, viruses, and precipitates


  • Max speed: 10,000 RPM
  • Max capacity: 3 L (6 x 500 mL)
  • Typical applications: Large-volume processing, pelleting of bacteria, cell organelles, viruses, and precipitates


  • Max speed: 16,000 RPM
  • Max capacity: 1.5 L (6 x 250 mL)
  • Typical applications: Harvesting bacteria and cell membranes, processing tissue homogenates, separating cell particulates

JS-5.3 Swinging Bucket

  • Max speed: 5,300 RPM
  • Adapters: Microplate (4); 15 mL conical (72 x 15 mL); 50 mL conical (28 x 50 mL)


  • Max speed: 25,000 RPM
  • Max capacity: 400 mL (8 x 50 mL)
  • Typical applications: Harvesting bacteria, processing tissue homogenates, pelleting subcellular particulates, routine pelleting such as precipitates and phase separations, short column virus purification

Tubes are available on request for most rotors

Internal Rates

  • Unassisted: $0.00/hr
  • Assisted: $43.00/hr