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GenElute Plasmid Midiprep Kit Green Alternative

sufficient for 35 purifications

Synonym: Gen Elute, GenElute Plasmid Kit

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Related Categories 12 Principles Aligned Products, Chemical Synthesis, DNA & RNA Purification, Greener Alternative Products, Life Sciences,
usage   sufficient for 35 purifications
greener alternative product characteristics   Inherently Safer Chemistry for Accident Prevention
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Application

The DNA is ready for immediate use in such downstream applications as restriction enzyme digestion, cloning, PCR, transcription and automated sequencing.

The recovered plasmid DNA is predominately in its supercoiled form. There is no visual evidence of genomic DNA or RNA contamination detected by agarose gel electrophoresis. The DNA is ready for immediate use in downstream applications such as restriction digestion, ligation, sequencing, PCR, and transfection.

General description

Sigma Life Science is committed to bringing you Greener Alternative Products, which adhere to one or more of The 12 Principles of Greener Chemistry. This product has Inherently Safer Chemistry, compared to the standard use of phenol and chloroform to perform DNA extractions.

The GenElute Plasmid Midiprep Kit offers a simple, rapid, cost-effective method for isolating plasmid DNA from recombinant E. coli cultures. By combining silica- binding technology and the convenience of a spin column format, up to 300 μg of plasmid DNA can be recovered from 20-40 ml of Luria Broth (LB) in about 45 minutes. Note that actual yield and optimal volume of culture to use depend on the plasmid and the culture medium.

An overnight recombinant E. coli culture is harvested by centrifugation and subjected to a modified alkaline-SDS lysis procedure followed by adsorption of the DNA onto silica in the presence of high salts. Contaminants are then removed by a spin-wash step. Finally, the bound DNA is eluted in water or Tris-EDTA buffer.

Other Notes

GenElute Plasmid Midi- and Maxiprep Kits offer a simple, rapid and cost-effective method for isolating plasmid DNA from E. coli cultures. These kits combine silica-based membrane technology with the convenience of a spin column format and deliver up to 350 μg (Midi) and 1.2 mg (Maxi) yield of high-copy plasmid DNA.

Principle

Bacterial cells are harvested via centrifugation and subjected to a modified alkaline-SDS lysis procedure followed by adsorbtion of DNA onto silca in the presence of high salts. Contaminants are then removed by a simple wash step. Finally, the bound DNA is eluted in water or Tris-EDTA buffer. The recovered plasmid DNA is predominately in its supercoiled form. There is no visual evidence of genomic DNA or RNA contamination.

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Introduction to Blue-White Screening

Blue-white screening is a rapid and efficient technique for the identification of recombinant bacteria. It relies on the activity of β-galactosidase, an enzyme occurring in E. coli, which cleaves lac...
Keywords: Antibiotics, Cloning, Culture media, Gene expression, Immunocytochemistry, Peptide synthesis, Polymerase chain reaction, Recombination, Sterilizations, transformation

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