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Omega Bio-tek Launches a New Viral RNA Extraction Kit for COVID-19 Testing with Production Capacity for 6 Million Tests A Month

NORCROSS, GA, June 8, 2020 — Omega Bio-tek, Inc. announces the launch of the Mag-Bind® Viral RNA Xpress Kit for the rapid and reliable isolation of Viral RNA from nasopharyngeal (NP) swab specimens that are dry or in viral transport media (VTM). The new kit aims to combat the shortage of RNA purification kits, which […]

Two Georgia Companies Unite to Provide Coronavirus (COVID-19) Testing

Norcross, Ga., 05/01/2020 – Omega Bio-tek announces collaboration with Ipsum Diagnostics in the fight against COVID-19. Omega Bio-tek will supply its Mag-Bind Viral DNA/RNA 96 Kit as a vital element in Ipsum Diagnostics’ approved RT-PCR-based SARS-CoV-2 assay.  The US Food and Drug Administration granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to Ipsum Diagnostics for RT-PCR-based SARS-CoV-2 testing […]

Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities 2020

Attending ABRF2020 this weekend in Palm Springs? We will be exhibiting at Booth #44! Come chat with Bob Wikle about our DNA and RNA purification kits and cleanup kits for your core facility. From columns, 96 plates to magnetic bead-based kits, we can cover nucleic acid isolation from many sample types. Whether you perform manual […]

Optimized Extraction of Insect Genomic DNA for Long-Read Sequencing

Methods & Protocols: The USDA Agricultural Research Service Center presented a rapid and reproducible method to obtain long genomic DNA with high quality from insect pupae for long-read sequencing. Brenda Oppert, Samantha Stoss, Alayasha Monk, and Tim Smith showed that by using the Omega Bio-tek E.Z.N.A.® Insect DNA Kit, they were able to achieve consistent […]