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Product Information Product code : MRP100130 The Four E's USA's Porcelain Mortar and Pestle Set, meticulously crafted for laboratory professionals and researchers who demand precision and reliability in their work.
Designed with scientific rigor in mind, our Porcelain Mortar and Pestle Set is the ideal companion for homogenizing, grinding, mixing, and preparing a wide range of laboratory samples with utmost accuracy. Made from high-quality, chemically inert porcelain, this set ensures the integrity of your samples remain uncompromised during processing.
Size: Mortar and Pestle 130mm
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High Quality Mortar and Pestle Sets

Four E's USA's Mortar and Pestle Sets are perfect for a variety of grinding and homogenization applications in your lab, home or kitchen. Made from lab-grade, heavy porcelain with a thick wall, flat bottom and spout for easy pouring. The outer surface of the Mortar and handle portion of the Pestle are glazed to be gentle on your hands. The working surfaces of the Mortar and Pestle are specifically designed for grinding and recovery of the material.

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Size 130mm 160mm
Model MRP100130 MRP100160
Material Lab-Grade Porcelain Lab-Grade Porcelain
Volume 320ml 500ml
Quantity 1 Mortar and Pestle Set 1 Mortar and Pestle Set
Use Biologic Sample Homogenization Biologic Sample Homogenization


  • Our Mortars and Pestles are meticulously crafted from high-quality, chemically inert, lab-grade porcelain, ensuring the purity and integrity of your samples. Say goodbye to contamination concerns, and hello to precise homogenization.

  • The ergonomic handle of the pestle offers a comfortable grip, allowing researchers to effortlessly grind and homogenize samples with minimal effort. The smooth grinding action minimizes the risk of sample heat-up, preserving the integrity of sensitive biomolecules.

  • Available in a range of sizes to accommodate varying sample volumes, our Mortar and Pestle Sets are suitable for a wide spectrum of applications – from small-scale research projects to large-scale industrial processes.

  • The carefully designed pestle tip and mortar geometry ensure efficient disruption of tissues and cells, resulting in thorough homogenization for optimal yield of cellular components. Achieve consistent results, even with challenging samples.

  • Easy to clean and sterilize, reducing the risk of cross-contamination between samples. Keep your laboratory environment pristine and your results untainted.

  • Our Mortar and Pestle Sets are designed to be compatible with a wide array of sample types and buffer solutions, making them a versatile addition to your lab toolkit.

  • The bright white porcelain background allows researchers to visually monitor the progress of sample homogenization, ensuring optimal results while minimizing the risk of over-grinding.

Four E's Knows Homogenization

Mortar and Pestle Sets are commonly used in various biological and biochemical research settings where the homogenization of biological samples is necessary to extract cellular components or molecules for further analysis. Here are some situations when people use mortars and pestles:  1. DNA, RNA, and Protein Extraction: Researchers use mortars and pestles to break down tissues or cells and release DNA, RNA, and proteins for analysis. The homogenized samples can then be used for molecular biology techniques such as PCR, gel electrophoresis, and Western blotting. 2. Cell Lysis and Homogenization: mortars and pestles are employed to lyse cells and homogenize cellular contents. This is essential for studying cell structure, organelle isolation, and understanding cell function. 3. Enzyme Activity Assays: Many biochemical assays require intact cellular components or enzymes. Mortars and pestles help researchers extract active enzymes by homogenizing samples while preserving their functional integrity. 

Some Additional Uses for Tissue Homogenizers

4. Tissue Fractionation: In studies that involve isolating specific cellular fractions, such as nuclei, mitochondria, or cytoplasm, mortars and pestles are used to break down tissues before centrifugation or other fractionation techniques. 5. Drug Development and Pharmacology: In pharmacological studies, researchers use mortar and pestle sets to prepare samples for drug testing and analysis. Homogenization helps ensure even distribution of the drug compound within the sample. 6. Pathology and Disease Research: Mortars and pestles are used to prepare tissue samples for histological and pathological analysis. By homogenizing tissues, researchers can study disease markers, gene expression patterns, and cellular changes associated with various diseases. 7. Plant Research: In plant biology, mortars and pestles are employed to homogenize plant tissues for extracting DNA, RNA, and proteins, as well as for analyzing metabolites and studying plant-pathogen interactions. 8. Microbiological Research: Researchers working with microorganisms often use mortars and pestles to disrupt microbial cells and extract cellular components for downstream analysis, such as studying microbial metabolism or gene expression. 9. Food Science: In food science research, mortar and pestle sets are used to prepare food samples for analysis of nutritional components, flavor compounds, and contaminants. 10. Veterinary and Medical Diagnostics: In veterinary and medical diagnostics, mortars and pestles can be used to homogenize biological samples for diagnostic testing, including identifying pathogens or analyzing patient samples. 11. Quality Control in Industry: Industries that involve the production of products derived from biological sources, such as pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, use mortars and pestles to ensure consistent quality and homogeneity of their products. In summary, mortar and pestle sets are a versatile tool used across a range of scientific disciplines to break down biological samples into smaller particles, releasing cellular contents for various analyses and applications. They play a crucial role in enabling researchers to study the molecular and cellular aspects of life, disease, and biochemistry.

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