Monthly Archives: February 2018

Automated Circulating Cell-Free DNA Extraction from 8 mL Sample Volumes

Application Note Kiranmai Durvasula1, Jeff Roeder1, Chris Lee1, Travis Butts1 1Omega Bio-tek, Inc. Norcross, GA 30071 Introduction Circulating cell-free DNA (cfDNA) holds great clinical significance for non-invasive disease detection, diagnosis and monitoring. cfDNA are usually small fragments of DNA (size distribution peaking at ~170 bp) found circulating in plasma, serum, or other bodily fluids and […]

A Complete, Walk Away DNA Purification Solution from 10 mL Whole Blood using Omega Bio-tek’s Reagents on the Hamilton Microlab® STAR™

Application Note Kiranmai Durvasula1, Jeff Roeder1, Chris Lee1, Travis Butts1 1Omega Bio-tek, Inc. Norcross, GA 30071 Introduction With advances in genomics research, personalized medicine and sequencing-based technologies, there is a necessity for purification of high-quality genomic DNA from large volumes of blood. The rapidly growing landscape of biorepositories that store large amounts of DNA from […]

High Throughput Solution for DNA Extraction from Stool Samples Using Magnetic Beads

Application Note Kiranmai Durvasula1, Travis Butts1 1Omega Bio-tek, Inc. Introduction Stool samples are often preferred clinical specimens for detection of multiple disease-causing microbes, biomarker detection of cancers of the digestive tract to analysis of gut microbiome and their impact on physiological health and disease. The sample collection is relatively easy, non-invasive, and amenable for large sample sizes. Stool, however, is […]

Press Release – A Fully Automation Solution for DNA Isolation From 10 mL of Whole Blood Providing More Throughput Than Current Systems

NORCROSS, Ga., Feb. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Omega Bio-tek, a biotech company based in Norcross, Georgia, announces the launch of its new product, Mag-Bind® Blood DNA HV Kit, which can extract genomic DNA from large volume blood samples in a fully automated solution. The solution integrates the novel extraction chemistry on the Hamilton Microlab® STAR™ […]