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PrepSEQ™ Nucleic Acid Extraction Kit for Food and Environmental Testing
The PrepSEQ Nucleic Acid Extraction Kit produces high-quality bacterial DNA and viral RNA samples for PCR-based detection from a wide range of food and environmental samples. The quantity and quality of the nucleic acid can greatly impact the success of the sample analysis process and the overall quality of the final result. Food and environmental samples can be challenging to process because they often contain PCR inhibitors. For laboratories looking to achieve better real-time PCR results and improve overall efficiency, the PrepSEQ Nucleic Acid Extraction Kit meets these needs.
Automated Sample Preparation for PCR-Based Assays • Extract high-quality bacterial DNA and viral RNA • Process a wide range of food and environmental samples • Fast time-to-results • Prepare hundreds of samples per shift per instrument
High-Throughput Food and Environmental Sample Preparation PCR-based bacterial assays have become an important tool in food safety and environmental testing. The Applied Biosystems PrepSEQ Nucleic Acid Extraction Kit prepares high-quality bacterial DNA and viral RNA from food and environmental samples for PCR-based testing using magnetic bead-based extraction. In combination with the automated MagMAX Express-96 Deep Well Magnetic Particle Processor or the KingFisher Flex Purification System with KingFisher 96 Deep-well Head, this optimized solution enables laboratories to prepare a wide range of sample types at rates of up to hundreds of samples per eight-hour shift.
Streamlined Workflow An easy-to-use, easy-to-learn protocol simplifies integration of the PrepSEQ Nucleic Acid Extraction Kit into the laboratory workflow. The same protocol can be used on a wide range of sample types, and the MagMAX Express-96 instrument or the KingFisher Flex Purification System with KingFisher 96 Deep-well Head automates many of the workflow steps to reduce hands-on time.
A Complete Solution The PrepSEQ Nucleic Acid Extraction Kit is part of a fully integrated, start-to-finish solution for food and environmental testing. The kit has been performance-verified for food and environmental testing with MicroSEQ Microbial Detection Kits, the Applied Biosystems 7500 Fast Real-Time PCR System, and RapidFinder Express Software.
For Testing of Food and Environmental Samples Only.
High-throughput Compatible, Automated Protocols
Starting Material Amount
1 ml culture
For Use With (Application)
Real-Time Quantitative PCR (qPCR), PCR
Final Product Type
Total RNA (Bacterial), Bacterial DNA, Viral RNA
For Use With (Equipment)
MagMAX™ Express-96 Deep Well Magnetic Particle Processor
Genomic DNA, Viral RNA
Any Swab Type, Bacteria (Gram-Negative), Bacteria (Gram-Positive), Bacterial Culture, Food, Water Samples, Serum
No. of Reactions
Enzymatic, Magnetic Bead
Contents & Storage
This kit contains: • 6 bottles of Lysis Buffer • 6 tubes of Magnetic Particles (store at 2 to 8°C) • 3 empty bottles for binding solution • 6 bottles of Wash Buffer Concentrate • 3 bottles of Elution Buffer • 3 bottles of Proteinase K Buffer • 3 tubes of Proteinase K (store at -20°C).
Unless otherwise indicated, each component should be stored at RT.
This kit contains enough supplies for 100 extractions.