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Optimizing Process Efficiency and Sample Extraction

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Magnetic bead–based separation techniques have been a cornerstone for RNA, DNA and cell extraction. The Thermo Scientific™ KingFisher™ instrument line, paired with various magnetic particle–based kits, utilizes these techniques to help achieve clean and high-quality extraction with consistent results. Most recently, these instruments have proven effective at extracting SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA from nasopharyngeal swabs in viral transport media and saliva samples with extremely high throughput during the recent global crisis of SARS-CoV-2.

Download this app note to discover a method that:

  • Includes a new cooling feature which is an efficient way to maintain nucleic acid integrity post-extraction
  • Did not vary in its ability to elute the sample extracts into tubes for biobanking purposes
  • Maintains yield and purity