This closed system tissue homogenizer (tube with pestle) is ideal for homogenizing of animal tissues and organs as well as plant materials, insects, DNA, RNA, proteins, yeasts, and enzymes. Pestle features a molded-in shaft guard to minimize potential exposure to hazardous materials. Abrasive surfaces on the pestle tip and inner tube area ensure efficient grinding of samples. Available both sterile and non-sterile. Tube is clear polypropylene and the pestle is polyacetal.