Samples and aliquots

There are many different kinds of sample data and eCAT's simple interface lets you conveniently store and manage them all.

Samples are represented by simple to remember icons, making visual identification easy. You can perform a variety of actions by simply selecting a sample or a slot in the tray then using the actions readily available in the icons at the top.

  • Drag and Drop: Just drag a sample to the tray to create a new sample record.
  • Easy Multiple Copy: Choose to make one or more copies of any sample by just clicking on the cells you want to copy into.
  • Aliquot: Full support for aliquoting with individual freeze thaw cycle counts and volumes available.
  • Check In and Out: Simple one click check-in and check-out of samples from freezers. Always know where a sample is and who is working with it!
  • Move: It's easy to move one or more samples between freezers or boxes.
  • Reports: Whenever you are viewing any freezer or box, you can instantly get a full set of reports for its samples with just one click.
  • Delete and restore samples with a full sample history.

Working with samples in eCAT is really easy - the software is flexible and customisable, ready to fit your workflow and data storage needs.

eCAT is a flexible, easy to use electronic lab notebook that lets you add structure to your lab's research data in an integrated collaborative online environment.