|Plasma/Serum Cell-Free Circulating DNA Purification Micro Kit||55500||50 preps|
Plasma/Serum Cell-Free Circulating DNA Purification Micro Kit
This kit provides a fast, reliable and convenient spin column method for the isolation of high quality, high purity and inhibitor-free cell-free circulating DNA (cfc-DNA) from small fresh or frozen plasma/serum sample volumes ranging from 10 μL up to 200 μL.
The kit is designed to isolate all sizes of cfc-DNA from either fresh or frozen plasma/serum samples and the purified DNA is eluted into a flexible elution volume ranging from 25 µL to 50 µL. The purified plasma/serum cfc-DNA is fully compatible with all downstream applications including PCR, qPCR, methylation-sensitive PCR and Southern Blot analysis, microarrays and NGS.
Plasma/Serum cell-free circulating DNA (cfc-DNA) has the potential to provide biomarkers for certain cancers and disease states as well as fetal DNA in maternal blood. Currently, significant advancements are being made in utilizing cfc-DNA as biomarkers for the early diagnosis, prognosis and monitoring of therapy for several cancer types and autoimmune diseases. Cell-free mitocondrial DNA (cfmtDNA) is also under investigation for its clinical significance. This cfc-DNA is usually present as short fragments of less than 1000 bp. In addition, cell-free fetal DNA has been widely used as a non-invasive method for prenatal diagnosis including early identification of fetal sex, genetic studies for families at high risk for inherited genetic disorders, screening for Rhesus factor, screening for aneuploidy and identification of preeclampsia.
|Minimum Plasma/Serum Input||10 μL|
|Maximum Plasma/Serum Input||200 μL|
|Size of DNA Purified||≥ 50 bp|
|Elution Volume||25-50 μL|
|Time to Complete 10 Purifications||15-20 minutes|
|Average Yields*||Variable depending on specimen|
*Please check page 7 in the product manual for the Plasma/Serum Average Yields and the Common DNA Quantification Methods.
Storage Conditions and Product Stability
All buffers should be kept tightly sealed and stored at room temperature (15-25°C) for up to 2 years without showing any reduction in performance. Norgen's Plasma/Serum Cell-Free Circulating DNA Purification Kits contain ready-to-use Proteinase K solution, which is dissolved in a specially prepared storage buffer. The Proteinase K is stable for up to 2.5 years after delivery when stored at room temperature. To prolong the lifetime of Proteinase K, storage at 2–8°C is recommended.
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