Our products for Life Science applications

Our portfolio of Life Science products for research use is continuously growing. We offer the following products:


 Rapid RNA and DNA Extraction

 

Isothermal Amplification

Accessories and Instruments




 SwiftX™ Media

Product code: SXM-125

Versatile and rapid extraction of RNA and DNA of viruses, bacteria, human and animal cells from cell cultures and transport media.


Key facts:

  • one-step protocol for direct extraction in 10min
  • enzymatic inhibitor removal 
  • no organic or hazardous ingredients
  • validated for use with the following media: UTM, PBS, VTM, Liquid Amies
  • validated for extraction of: SARS-CoV-2 RNA, Staph. aureus DNA, human genomic DNA


Applicable to:

  • DNA & RNA extraction from swabbed samples in transport media for bacteria as well as virus detection

  • Rapid DNA & RNA extraction from bacterial and eukaryotic cell cultures


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SwiftX™ DNA

Product code: SXD-25

Versatile and rapid extraction of DNA of viruses, bacteria, parasites, animals and humans from a wide range of samples.


Key facts:

  • 5min direct extraction protocol for swabs and solid samples
  • Reverse purification for efficient inhibitor removal
  • bead-based concentration step for human & animal cells, parasites and bacteria in liquid samples


Applicable to:

  • swabs, pre-concentrated cells, dried blood spots, tissue samples, fine-needle aspirates, tissue fluid, CSF, hair follicles, etc.
  • Up to 1mL urine, cell cultures, saliva, throat washes, etc.
  • Up to 200µL whole blood, tissue suspensions, etc.


SwiftX DNA was developed to match the workflow and performance of the discontinued QIAGEN SpeedXtract® Nucleic Acid Kit.


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SwiftX™ Swabs 

Product code: SXS-50, SXS-200

Rapid extraction of nucleic acids (DNA and RNA) from swabbed samples and liquid media.


 Key facts:

  • can be used with various swab types (flocked, polyester, cotton)
  • can also be used for RNA extraction from transport media as well as saliva
  • very simple workflow with ultra-low consumable requirements
  • RNA and DNA ready to amplify in less than 15min
  • over 200 extractions per hour possible (semi-automated workflow)
  • compatible with all common amplification technologies


SwiftX™ Swabs has been validated for extraction of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) RNA from nasopharyngal as well as oropharyngal swabs. Swabs can be transported dry or if required in transport media, such as saline or VTM.


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RAA isothermal nucleic acid amplification

RAA (recombinase aided amplification) is an interesting and fast alternative to conventional PCR manufactured by Qitian Gene Biotechnology:

  • as sensitive as PCR - but finished in 15 minutes - no need for a PCR cycler 
  • real-time results in 5-10 minutes using fluorescence probes
  • Well-suited for Point-of-Care (POC) applications
  • freeze-dried reagent mix


YouTube video of application using the suitcase lab 

(by Dr. Abd El Wahed, University of Leipzig, Germany)



Available kits:

Cat.no.

Short description

F02R13A-48

SARS-CoV-2 Nucleic Acid Detection Kit (Fluorescent RT-RAA), 48rxn

B00000

RAA Nucleic Acid Amplification Kit, 48rxn

B00R00

RT-RAA Nucleic Acid Amplification Kit, 48rxn

F00001

RAA Nucleic Acid Amplification Kit (fluorescence method), 48rxn

F00R01

RT-RAA Nucleic Acid Amplification Kit (fluorescence method), 48rxn

T00001

RAA Nucleic Acid Amplification Kit (lateral-flow strip method), 48rxn

T00R01

RT-RAA Nucleic Acid Amplification Kit (lateral-flow strip method), 48rxn


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Accessories and instruments

Cat.no.

Short description

PRK-1mL

1mL Proteinase K (20 mg/mL), stable at 2-25°C

BEN-25mL

additional Buffer EN for use with our SwiftX DNA kit

MAG-16

MagRack 16, magnetic separation stand, for 16x 1.5mL tubes

ACC-12

AccuBlock Mini 12, Heat block for 12x 1.5mL tubes (manufactured by Labnet)

AXX-T8

ISO-T8, 8-well 2-channel fluorescence detection instrument (manufactured by Axxin Pty Ltd) 

DTS-22

TubeScanner 2.2, 12-well 2-channel fluorescence detection instrument (manufactured by DIALUNOX GmbH)

n.a.

Glove box for safe handling of infectious samples (manufactured by Bodo Koennecke GbR)

n.a.

suit-case laboratory for performing molecular testing workflows even in field-settings (manufactured by Bodo Koenneke GbR)


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