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BIOSPEC Bead Beater

This document contains information about the BIOSPEC Bead Beater, including its function, user manual, contact information, location, oversight plan, and training plan. The equipment on this page is typically available for all users in the UW–Madison Biochemistry Department to access for their research needs.

BIOSPEC Bead Beater


The BeadBeater is the ultimate laboratory-scale homogenizer for disrupting aqueous suspensions of yeast, fungi or bacteria. Complete cell lysis of 10-80 g (wet weight) of cells is achieved in about three minutes of operation


Joshua Paulson (


Room 2222, Hector F. DeLuca Biochemical Sciences Building (440 Henry Mall)


The Hoskins Lab manager, Joshua Paulson, will be in charge of oversight.


This item is relatively straight forward to use and training will be conducted as needed by contacting Joshua Paulson or other assigned Hoskins or Landick laboratory
personnel. For all items, Joshua Paulson will create SOP documents that will be stored on the Hoskins laboratory website for download.

User Manual

Keywordsbioc biochem biochemistry beadbeater homogenize homogenizer disrupt disruption disrupting homogenized aqueous suspension suspensions suspended yeast fungi fungus bacteria cell cells lysis   Doc ID129499
OwnerMark E.GroupBiochemistry Equipment
Created2023-07-05 12:01:44Updated2023-07-06 16:00:46
SitesCALS Biochemistry Equipment
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