Microdialysis Probes

Microbiotech’s Probes for CNS, HMWCO and Peripheral Tissue

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Microdialysis Probes for CNS

Microdialysis Probes MAB 9 PES Membrane

  • 6kD, 15kD. or 35kD PES membrane
  • 0.6mm OD & Metal free
  • Custom Lengths Available
  • Reusable and Disposable Guides
  • Store Wet or Dry, Autoclavable

The MAB 9 series of microdialysis probes come with a 6kD cut- off, PES membrane. Standard probes have a 14 or 20mm shaft length and membrane lengths of 1, 2, 3 or 4mm. Two advantages of these probes are they can be stored dry and can be sterilized with 1210C steam. Although these probes are warranted for single use only, it is common to reuse them. Disposable & Re-usable guide cannulas are available.


Specifications: Ordering:pkg. of 3
Membrane:6 kD cut-off, PES1mm PES/14mm ShaftMAB 9.14.1
Membrane OD:0.6 mm2mm PES/14mm ShaftMAB 9.14.2
Shaft:PI tubing3mm PES/14mm ShaftMAB 9.14.3
Shaft OD:0.5 mm4mm PES/14mm ShaftMAB 9.14.4
Inner cannula:PI tubing1mm PES/20mm ShaftMAB 9.20.1
Inlet/oulet cannula:PEEK tubing2mm PES/20mm ShaftMAB 9.20.2
Inlet dead volume:0.7 μl3mm PES/20mm ShaftMAB 9.20.3
Outlet dead volume:2.4 μl4mm PES/20mm ShaftMAB 9.20.4

6kD Specs

The MAB 6 series of microdialysis probes come with a 15kD cut-off, PES membrane. Standard probes have a 14 or 20mm shaft length and membrane lengths of 1, 2, 3 or 4mm. Two advantages of these probes are they can be stored dry and can be sterilized with 1210C steam. Although these probes are warranted for single use only, it is common to reuse them. Disposable & Re-usable guide cannulas are available.


Specifications: Ordering:pkg. of 3
Membrane:15 kD cut-off, PES1mm PES/14mm ShaftMAB 6.14.1
Membrane OD:0.6 mm2mm PES/14mm ShaftMAB 6.14.2
Shaft:PI tubing3mm PES/14mm ShaftMAB 6.14.3
Shaft OD:0.5 mm4mm PES/14mm ShaftMAB 6.14.4
Inner cannula:PI tubing1mm PES/20mm ShaftMAB 6.20.1
Inlet/oulet cannula:PEEK tubing2mm PES/20mm ShaftMAB 6.20.2
Inlet dead volume:0.7 μl3mm PES/20mm ShaftMAB 6.20.3
Outlet dead volume:2.4 μl4mm PES/20mm ShaftMAB 6.20.4

15kD Specs

The MAB 2 series of microdialysis probes come with a 35kD cut-off, PES membrane. Standard probes have a 14 or 20mm shaft length and membrane lengths of 1, 2, 3 or 4mm. Two advantages of these probes are they can be stored dry and can be sterilized with 121C steam.  Although these probes are warranted for single use only, it is common to reuse them.  Disposable & Re-usable guide cannulas are available.


Specifications: Ordering:pkg. of 3
Membrane:35 kD cut-off, PES1mm PES/14mm ShaftMAB 2.14.1
Membrane OD:0.6 mm2mm PES/14mm ShaftMAB 2.14.2
Shaft:PI tubing3mm PES/14mm ShaftMAB 2.14.3
Shaft OD:0.5 mm4mm PES/14mm ShaftMAB 2.14.4
Inner cannula:PI tubing1mm PES/20mm ShaftMAB 2.20.1
Inlet/oulet cannula:PEEK tubing2mm PES/20mm ShaftMAB 2.20.2
Inlet dead volume:0.7 μl3mm PES/20mm ShaftMAB 2.20.3
Outlet dead volume:2.4 μl4mm PES/20mm ShaftMAB 2.20.4

35kD Specs

Microdialysis Probes for Discrete CNS Regions

Microdialysis Probes MAB 10 and MAB 6

  • 6kD PES or Cuprophane membrane
  • 0.24mm OD & Metal free
  • 4mm, 8mm or 15mm shaft length standard
  • Custom Lengths Available
  • Reusable and Disposable Guides

The MAB 8 series of microdialysis probes come with a 6kD cut-off, PES membrane. Standard probes have a 4mm shaft length and membrane lengths of 1 or 2mm. Two advantages of these probes are they can be stored dry and can be sterilized with 1210C steam. A disposable guide cannula is available.


Specifications: Ordering:pkg. of 3
Membrane:6 kD cut-off, PES1mm PES/4mm ShaftMAB 8.4.1PES
Membrane OD:0.24 mm2mm PES/4mm ShaftMAB 8.4.2PES
Shaft:PI tubing
Shaft OD:0.2 mm
Inner cannula:Fused Silica
Inlet/oulet cannula:Stainless Steel
Custom specified lengths of shaft and/or membrane available.

4mm Specs

The MAB 10 series of microdialysis probes has an 8mm shaft length and membrane lengths of 1 and 2 mm. These probes come with 2 different membranes, PES and Cuprophane. These probes are designed for awake and anesthetized animal work. The PES version of these probes may be sterilized with 1210C steam. NEW – We now make a probe with FEP Tubing already attached to the inlet and outlet. The new probes do not have any tubing adaptors or connectors attached. Disposable guide cannulas are available.


Specifications: Ordering:pkg. of 3
Membrane:6 kD cut-off, PES/Cu1mm Cu/8mm ShaftMAB 10.8.1Cu
Membrane OD:0.24 mm2mm Cu/8mm ShaftMAB 10.8.2Cu
Shaft:PI tubing1mm PES/8mm ShaftMAB 10.8.1PES
Shaft OD:0.2 mm2mm PES/8mm ShaftMAB 10.8.2PES
Inner cannula:Fused SilicaMAB 10.8.1FEP
Inlet/oulet cannula:Stainless Steel, 0.38mmMAB 10.8.2FEP
Max Insertion Depth:4mm

8mm Specs

The MAB 4 series of microdialysis probes come with 6kD cut-off, PES or Cuprophane membrane. Standard probes have a 15mm shaft length and membrane lenghts of 1, 2, 3 or 4 mm. The PES membrane probes can be stored dry and can be sterilized with 121 C steam. The Cu membrane is stabilized with glycerol thus the probe must be stored wet between experiments. Although these probes are warranted for single use only, it is common to reuse them. Re-usable and disposable guide cannulas are available.


Specifications: Ordering:pkg. of 3
Membrane:6 kD cut-off, PES/Cu1mm PES/15mm ShaftMAB 4.15.1PES
Membrane OD:0.24 mm2mm PES/15mm ShaftMAB 4.15.2PES
Shaft:PI tubing3mm PES/15mm ShaftMAB 4.15.3PES
Shaft OD:0.2 mm4mm PES/15mm ShaftMAB 4.15.4PES
Inner cannula:Fused Silica1mm Cu/15mm ShaftMAB 4.15.1Cu
Inlet/oulet cannula:PEEK tubing2mm Cu/15mm ShaftMAB 4.15.2Cu
Inlet dead volume:Negligible3mm Cu/15mm ShaftMAB 4.15.3Cu
Outlet dead volume:0.37 nl4mm Cu/15mm ShaftMAB 4.15.Cu
Custom specified lengths of shaft and/or membrane available.

15mm Specs

Microdialysis Probes for HMWCO

Microdialysis Probes MAB 14 PES HMWCO

  • 100kD PES or Cellulose Acetate membrane
  • 0.25mm OD & Metal free
  • 8mm or 15mm shaft length standard
  • Custom Lengths Available
  • Disposable Guides

The MAB 13PES series of microdialysis probes come with a 100,000 Dalton cut-off, PES membrane. Standard probes have a 8mm shaft length and membrane lengths of 1 or 2mm. These probes are designed for awake and anesthetized animal work. The PES version of these probes may be sterilized with 1210C steam. We recommend the use of a low flow, push-pull pump for all HMWCO probes. Disposable guide cannulas are available.


Specifications: Ordering:pkg. of 3
Membrane:100,000 D cut-off1mm PES/8mm ShaftMAB 13.8.1PES
Membrane OD:0.25 mm2mm PES/8mm ShaftMAB 13.8.2PES
Shaft:PI tubing
Shaft OD:0.2 mm
Inner cannula:Fused Silica
Inlet/oulet cannula:Stainless Steel, 0.4mm
Max. Insertion Depth:4.5mm
Custom specified lengths of shaft and/or membrane available.

PES 8mm Specs

The MAB 14PES series of microdialysis probes come with a 100,000 Dalton cut-off, PES membrane. Standard probes have a 15mm shaft length and membrane lengths of 1, 2, 3 or 4mm. These probes are designed for awake and anesthetized animal work. The PES version of these probes may be sterilized with 1210C steam. We recommend the use of a low flow, push-pull pump for all HMWCO probes. Disposable guide cannulas are available.


Specifications: Ordering:pkg. 0f 3
Membrane:100,000 D cut-off1mm PES/15mm ShaftMAB 14.15.1PES
Membrane OD:0.25 mm2mm PES/15mm ShaftMAB 14.15.2PES
Shaft:PI tubing and PI top sleeve 5mm3mm PES/15mm ShaftMAB 14.15.3PES
Shaft OD:0.2 mm4mm PES/15mm ShaftMAB 14.15.4PES
Inner cannula:Fused Silica
Inlet/oulet cannula:PEEK
Inlet dead volume:Negligible
Outlet dead volume:Negligible (approx. 37nl)
Custom specified lengths of shaft and/or membrane available.

PES 15mm Specs

The MAB 5CA series of microdialysis probes come with a 100,000 Dalton cut-off, CA (cellulose acetate) membrane. Standard probes have a 15mm shaft length and membrane lengths of 1, 2, 3 or 4mm. Cellulose acetate is stabilized with glycerol thus the probes must be stored wet between experiments.


Specifications: Ordering:pkg. of 3
Membrane:100,000 D cut-off1mm CA/15mm ShaftMAB 5.15.1CA
Membrane OD:0.2 mm2mm CA/15mm ShaftMAB 5.15.2CA
Shaft:PI tubing and ss cannula 5mm3mm CA/15mm ShaftMAB 5.15.3CA
Shaft OD:0.18 mm4mm CA/15mm ShaftMAB 5.15.4CA
Inner cannula:Fused Silica
Inlet/oulet cannula:Stainless Steel
Inlet dead volume:Negligible
Outlet dead volume:0.37 nl
Custom specified lengths of shaft and/or membrane available.

CA 15mm Specs

Microdialysis Probes for Peripheral Tissue

Microdialysis Probe MAB 3 Peripheral Tissue

    • 6kD, 15kD or 35kD PES membrane
    • 0.24mm or 0.6mm OD & Metal free
    • 2mm, 8mm, 35mm or 80mm shaft length standard
    • Custom Lengths Available

The MAB 1 series of microdialysis probes come with a 6kD cut-off, PES membrane. Standard probes have a 2mm shaft length and membrane lengths of 4mm. Two advantages of these probes are they can be stored dry and can be sterilized with 1210C steam. Although these probes are warranted for single use only, it is common to reuse them.


Specifications: Ordering:pkg. of 3
Membrane:6 kD cut-off, PES4mm PES/2mm ShaftMAB 1.2.4PES
Membrane OD:0.24 mm
Shaft:PI tubing
Shaft OD:0.2 mm
Inner cannula:Fused Silica
Inlet/oulet cannula:FEP
Inlet dead volume:Negligible
Outlet dead volume:Negligible
Custom specified lengths of shaft and/or membrane available.

6kD 0.24mm OD Specs

The MAB11 series of microdialysis probes come with a 6kD cut-off, PES membrane. Standard probes have an 8, 35 or 80mm shaft length and membrane lengths of 4 or 10mm depending on the application. Two advantages of these probes are they can be stored dry and can be sterilized with 1210C steam. Although these probes are warranted for single use only, it is common to reuse them. Introducers are available.


Specifications: Ordering:pkg. of 3
Membrane:6 kD cut-off, PES10mm PES/8mm ShaftMAB 11.8.10PES
Membrane OD:0.6 mm4mm PES/35mm ShaftMAB 11.35.4PES
Shaft:Polyurethane tubing10mm PES/80mm ShaftMAB 11.80.10PES
Shaft OD:0.5 mm
Inner cannula:PI tubing
Inlet/oulet cannula:FEP
Inlet dead volume:4.1./4.5 μl
Outlet dead volume:5.0/4.5 μl
Custom specified lengths of shaft and/or membrane available.

6kD 0.6mm OD Specs

The MAB 3 & 7 series of microdialysis probes come with a 35/15kD cut-off, PES membrane. Standard probes have an 8, 35 or 80mm shaft length and membrane lengths of 4 or 10mm depending on the application. Two advantages of these probes are they can be stored dry and can be sterilized with 1210C steam. Although these probes are warranted for single use only, it is common to reuse them. Introducers are available.


Specifications: Ordering:pkg. of 3
Membrane:35/15 kD cut-off, PES10mm PES/8mm ShaftMAB 3.8.10PES
Membrane OD:0.6 mm4mm PES/35mm ShaftMAB 3.35.4PES
Shaft:Polyurethane tubing10mm PES/80mm ShaftMAB 3.80.10PES
Shaft OD:0.5 mm10mm PES/8mm ShaftMAB 7.8.10PES
Inner cannula:PI tubing4mm PES/35mm ShaftMAB 7.35.4PES
Inlet/oulet cannula:FEP 10mm PES/80mm ShaftMAB 7.80.10PES
Inlet dead volume:4.1./4.5 μl
Outlet dead volume:5.0/4.5 μl
Custom specified lengths of shaft and/or membrane available.

15kD or 35kD Specs

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