ChromLab Software

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ChromLab Software provides a single solution to control the NGC Chromatography System, acquire data, and perform data analysis.
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ChromLab Software is the integrated software package for the NGC Chromatography System. It controls all functions for laboratory-scale protein purification including instrument setup and calibration, method development, real-time monitoring and system control, chromatogram comparison, and peak analysis.

Graphical Instrument Control

ChromLab Software instrument controls are designed around a novel fluidic scheme interface, which is customizable to the exact hardware configuration. In the case of multiple valves of the same type, the user can map the physical location of the device to its location in the fluidics scheme. During manual data acquisition, each component of the fluidic scheme can be controlled, providing the flexibility to edit on the fly and optimize purification conditions. When operating the automated, programmed method mode, the flow rate, the gradient, and fractionation can all be edited and redefined rapidly for ultimate flexibility. In both manual and automated method-based runs, the software highlights the real-time fluidic path and module device status to ensure accuracy.

The instrument control interface is also touch-screen optimized, allowing the same level of flexibility without the need for a computer adjacent to the system, while minimizing the total footprint. This interface is also fully configured with VNC (Virtual Network Computing), allowing you to control and monitor the system remotely from nearly any smartphone, tablet, or laptop.

Control Your NGC system with Ease
Learn how ChromLab Software allows you to set up and control your NGC System with ease.

Streamlined Method Development

ChromLab Software includes templates for common chromatography methods and complete multistep tandem chromatography for maximum versatility. Select your column from our column database, and ChromLab Software will automatically adjust the flow rate and pressure parameters to the optimal values for that column, preventing damage to the column. For maximum flexibility, you can create your own custom column database entries.

Methods are created based on functional phases. Grouping parameters into intuitive phases puts the focus on your separations instead of hardware controls. The interactive gradient graph enables visualization of the protocol and quick click-and-drag adjustments to the experiment.

Optimize your fractionation by choosing different collection triggers such as slope, pH, %B, and detector signals.

Optimization of each method is a required step prior to automating multistep purification. The Scouting Wizard in ChromLab Software helps determine optimal purification conditions in an automated, systematic manner. Scout one parameter at a time or multiple variables. In one method, screen up to 384 samples while scouting different sample volumes, columns, buffers, flow rates, or elution profiles. 

Automated Multicolumn Purification Techniques

The software contains three tandem and 2D purification templates that reflect common multicolumn purification scenarios. These templates may be edited to fit specific use case requirements. The following videos give an overview of how tandem purification can be applied to your research and reduce hands-on time.

NGC Chromatography Systems Capabilities
Use ChromLab Software for automated sequential purification, tandem purification, and 2-D purification.

Intuitive Data Evaluation

ChromLab Software utilizes intuitive functions and advanced tabular controls that enable:

  • Customizable chromatogram layouts with a variety of viewing and data analysis options
  • Rapid creation of trace comparisons between multiple chromatograms
  • Single-click peak detection and integration
  • Advanced integration parameters for manual integration functions and peak addition or removal for fine-tuning your data
  • Organized data and easy navigation with intuitive, grouped tabular layouts
  • Visual tracking of your peak from fraction to fraction with rack location
  • Heat maps for easy visualization of fraction concentration and purity
  • Automated calculation of common characteristics; for example, HETP or peak symmetry for rapid assessment of column health
  • Molecular weight determination of proteins with a designated SEC calibration curve.

Simplify the Evaluation of Protein Purification Data
Simplify the evaluation of protein purification data with ChromLab Software.

Features and Benefits of ChromLab Software

  • Use of the touch screen allows the same level of flexibility without the need for a computer adjacent to the system, minimizing the total footprint
  • Customizable chromatogram layouts with a variety of viewing and data analysis options
  • Edit on the fly during manual or method mode
  • Rapid creation of trace comparisons allows easy analysis across multiple purification runs
  • Single-click peak detection and integration for quicker results
  • Advanced integration parameters enable manual integration functions and peak addition or removal for fine-tuning your data
  • Intuitive, grouped data. Tabular layouts organize data for easy navigation
  • Lock in your preferences for units of measure, fraction collector rack types, and analysis to increase purification efficiency
  • Multisystem control from a single PC for a smaller lab footprint
  • Automated optimization and multistep purification

Applications and Uses of ChromLab Software

  • Controls all functions of the NGC Medium-Pressure Chromatography System for lab-scale protein purification
  • Instrument control
  • Data storage on a centralized database with the User Management Edition
  • Method development to identify best methods
  • Real-time monitoring of proteins, peptides, nucleic acids, and chromophores
  • Chromatogram comparison and peak analysis

ChromLab Software, Security Edition

For users in regulated environments, ChromLab Software, Security Edition is available to allow operation of the NGC Chromatography System in compliance with Title 21 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations Part 11 (21 CFR Part 11).

Supporting Documents

Documentation for ChromLab Software Standard Edition, which covers instrument use and standard software features, is available compiled on the same USB flash drive that contains ChromLab Software (12009390), provided with all NGC Chromatography Systems.

Alternatively, download the individual PDFs below:

Documentation for ChromLab Software Security Edition is provided when purchasing the software licenses.

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Pkg of1 USB drive, included with all NGC Systems, for instrument setup, control, method development, and analysis. Documentation related to the NGC System and ChromLab Software included.
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1 license, User Management Edition module for ChromLab Software, for use with NGC™ Chromatography Systems
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3 licenses, User Management Edition module for ChromLab Software, for use with NGC™ Chromatography Systems
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5 licenses, User Management Edition module for ChromLab Software, for use with NGC™ Chromatography Systems

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ChromLab Software 6.1
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Pkg of 1, software for instrument setup, control, method development, and analysis on all NGC Systems

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10000062077
Instrument Guide NGC Fraction Collector
6675
ChromLab™ Software Product Information Sheet
7137
A Model System for Fast Screening of Optimal Protein Purification Conditions
10000049090
NGC Chromatography Systems and ChromLab Software Installation Guide Version 6.1
10000049091
NGC Chromatography Systems and ChromLab Software Instrument Guide Version 6.1
10000049092
NGC Chromatography Systems and ChromLab Software User Guide Version 6.1
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ChromLab™ Software, Security Edition User Guide Version 4.0
10000049094
ChromLab™ Software, User Management Edition User Guide Version 3.0
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NGC Chromatography Systems Brochure
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6326
NGC Chromatography Systems Module Selection Guide
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6963
NGC Fraction Collector Brochure
6896
Integrating the CETAC ASX-560 Autosampler with the NGC™ Chromatography System
6879
Increasing Thoughput of a Tandem mAb Purification by Adding a High-Volume Autosampler to the NGC Chromatography System
6608
NGC Chromatography Systems for Protein Purification in Drug Discovery and Development Brochure
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6674
NGC™ Chromatography Systems Multidimensional (Multi-D) Plumbing Guide
6377
Chromatography Success Guide
6701
Multidimensional (Multi-D) Chromatography Success Guide, Ver B
6694
Advantages of Multidimensional (Multi-D) Chromatography Using the NGC™ Chromatography System over Traditional Sequential Chromatography, Ver B
6725
From Optimization to Automation: Multidimensional (Multi-D) Histidine-Tag Protein Purification, Ver C
6745
Automated mAb Workflows: Combining Multidimensional (Multi-D) Purifications with Product Analysis, Ver C
6770
Automated mAb Workflows: Combining Multidimensional (Multi-D) Purifications with Product Analysis (Poster), Ver A
6843
NGC Chromatography System Applications Publication List
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