Nucleic Acid Sample Preparation

Nucleic Acid extraction from a sample is often the first step in many molecular biology procedures and thus the quality and reliability of the extraction method is a key factor in the success of any downstream analysis.

Commercial nucleic acid extraction kits and platforms have become ubiquitous because of their ease of use, reliability and repeatability. However, not all kits are the same!

norgen-logo.pngNorgen - Nucleic acid purification kit experts for RNA, DNA and small RNAs

Norgen is an excellent choice for nucleic acid extraction kits and has successfully developed over 150 sample preparation kits for RNA, DNA, and protein purification for research purposes. Norgen has developed and patented a superior column matrix that has excellent nucleic acid binding properties and can efficiently capture small and large RNA at the same time. Norgen's kits include the leading kits in the world for the isolation and purification of total RNA and microRNA from various samples, as well as novel multi-analyte kits that allow for the sequential isolation of RNA, DNA and proteins from the same sample using a single column with no sample splitting. Norgen also has an extensive line of products for the purification of RNA and DNA, including cell-free circulating nucleic acids, from liquid biopsy samples including urine, plasma, serum and blood.

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Agilent BioTek - Innovative multi-mode and absorbance microplate readers that lead the market in versatility, performance and value

Agilent BioTek plate readers are an excellent choice for high throughput sample quantitation using absorbance or fluorescent methods. The innovative Take3 plate also allows low volume analysis for minimal sample loss.

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