ÄKTA start fits neatly on your bench-top and has a front-facing work area that allows easy access to the system. Run ÄKTA start at the touch of a button using the intuitive touchscreen.
How-to videos to guide you
From method creation and sample loading to fraction collection and data analysis, we have thought about how to make your work easier at every step.
Get to know protein purification—video
Are you just starting out with protein purification? Ana Stern, Scientist at Cytiva explains the basics of protein purification in less than 5 min.
Purify virus particles using ÄKTA™ start and Capto™ Core 700
An easy and straightforward method for purifying reovirus RNA virus particles was published in Scientific Reports. You can read about the study in our Knowledge Center.
UNICORN start control software
UNICORN start system control software is user friendly, guiding you through each step in your purification − from creating a protocol and setting up your run to evaluating your results and creating a custom report. See how UNICORN start software saves you time and gives you valuable insight from your run or purification.
Say goodbye to manual fraction collection
With Frac30 fraction collector, automatically collect your pure protein in volumes ranging from 0.5 to 15 mL. The Frac30 fraction collector supports four different tube sizes (from 1.5 mL to 15 mL) and makes pooling and storing your fractions easy−so that you’re ready for your next research step!
Application - Entry level chromatography solution for the preparative purification of proteins in lab scale.
Buffer selection - 2 buffer inlets