Nanion Technologies

Temperature Control

Port-a-Patch® - The heat is on.

Temperature Control Port-a-Patch Portapatch Heat Control Nanion

The Temperature Control for the Port-a-Patch® allows experiments at elevated temperatures or application of short temperature pulses.

Two components are used to heat the solutions: a canulla for heating the solution during continuous perfusion, and a resistive heating element integrated in the Faraday cage. This results in stable temperature maintenance whether or not the cell is perfused. A computer interface is used to monitor and control the temperature, allowing temperature changes with the click of a button.

Temperatures can be set up to 60 °C (± 0.5 °C) and are typically reached within two minutes. Cooling is passive.

The Temperature Control is an Add-On for the Port-a-Patch® and is a useful tool for studies of ion channels at physiological temperature and temperature gated channels, such as TRP channels.



Nanion Catalog, Section for Temperature Control

Port-a-Patch - Data and Applications