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Posted on the March 19, 2020 under Featured, News

Are you testing or researching COVID-19

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CDC approved primer & RT-qPCR mastermix

Get primer and probe kits approved by the CDC!

CDC Emergency Use Authorization Kits approved by the CDC for use as a key component of the CDC EUA testing protocol for the diagnosis and detection of COVID-19.

CDC approved assays are available from stock and can be delivered within 2-3 days.

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RT-qPCR Probe MasterMix (FDA-EUA approved)

  • Overcomes common inhibitors including polysacharides, heme/hemoglobin, humic acid, melanin
  • Use fast or standard qPCR cycling conditions
  • Reliable data from your precious samples every time
  • Supports highly sensitive detection for up to four targets

FDA-EUA approved mastermix in stock now and delivered to you in 2-3 days*.

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Viral RNA and DNA extraction kits

Viral RNA and DNA extraction

Rapid, high throughput isolation of viral RNA and viral DNA from serum, swabs, plasma, saliva, and other body fluids using magnetic beads.

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Mag-Bind Viral RNA Xpress Kit

Rapid and reliable isolation of viral RNA from serum, swabs, plasma, saliva, and other body fluids, using magnetic beads.

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What consumables do you need for the detection of COVID-19?

Transport Medium & Swab

Collect, transport and store Covid-19 samples!

  • Nasopharyngeal Swab & Oropharyngeal Swab
  • VTM – Viral Transport Medium
  • ITM – Inactivation Transport Medium

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Respiratory specimen collection and storage

Collect and store your specimens in sterile, leak-proof, screw-cap collection containers. According to CDC recommended guidelines!

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Leave surfaces contamination free

Decontaminate your labware with RNase AWAY or DNA AWAY and remain confident that your work is free of nuclease and nucleic acid contamination.

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Biohazard Disposable Bags, PP

Bright red colour polypropylene bags are easy to open and is used to dispose used Micro Tips, Tubes and other plastic products.

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Amplicon SARS-CoV-2 Research Panel

Whole viral genome single-tube NGS assay

  • 341 amplicons
  • 98% of SARS-CoV-2 genome covered (29313 bases covered)
  • Amplicon size range: 116-255bp

The Swift Amplicon SARS-CoV-2 Panel offers a robust NGS workflow that provides optimal coverage and NGS data quality on Illumina and TFS sequencing platforms. This kit leverages patented multiplex PCR technology, enabling library construction from 1st-strand or 2nd-strand cDNA using tiled primer pairs to target the entire 29.9 kb viral genome with a single pool of multiplexed primer pairs.

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Tools for Coronavirus research.

RNA extraction kits for swabs

Covaris launches novel viral RNA extraction kits for swab sample collection devices. Evaluate kits as a key component in the development of accurate COVID-19 virus detection assays

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Tools to support Corona Virus Research

As a leading brand in the life sciences industry, Bio-Techne develops resources to support CoV research, including for SARS-CoV-2 detection, cytokine monitoring, and drug discovery, in order to help the scientific community understand the mechanisms of infection and develop effective treatments. View selected products for:

Download the new brochure for a complete list of products that Biotechne has for researching SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19
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ACE-2: The Receptor for SARS-CoV-2

Discover avenues for COVID-19 Therapies! Treatment with anti-ACE-2 antibodies disrupts the interaction between virus and receptor.

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Viral RNA Extraction, Viral Pathogen Detection & Visualization

RNAscope in situ hybridization probes for COVID-19 is available.
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Measure the inflammatory response during COVID-19 in real time!

REAL-TIME BIOLOGICAL PHENOTYPING
Ella provides cytokine and pro-inflammation immunoassays in a multianalyte, automated and standardized format. Get the most reliable immunoassay results in real time!

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Complement and Thromboinflammation in SARS-CoV-2

Hycult Biotech is developing unique reagents as a niche player within Innate Immunity. Our main goal is translating scientific tools into biomarkers for disease activity or validation of biomarkers by actively participating in scientific projects. For this purpose Hycult Biotech engages in a number of recent SARS-CoV-2 initiatives to unravel the inflammatory process and validate biomarkers that are supportive for therapeutic interventions.

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Precise liquid handling – Pipettes, Tips, Tubes & PCR plates.

Pipettes at their best

Renowned for their outstanding accuracy and precision rates. The choice for hundreds of thousands of laboratory professionals around the world.

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Filter tips in stock!

Get you quality filter tips or low retention tips now! Universal fit, leak proof fitment.

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96 well PCR plates

Solid design made of high quality polypropylene. Black printing mark for easy identification. Autoclavable at 121˚C for 20 mins.

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PCR Sealing Films

  • Non-permeable film, medical grade glue
  • Compatible with most PCR plates
  • Good sealing performance
  • Suitable for use between -70°C – 100°C
  • Non-tacky to skin and gloves
  • Minimal to no Auto-fluorescence

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ABDOS Low retention 1.5ml tubes

  • DNase, RNase and Pyrogen free
  • These tubes can be used at -80°C
  • Integral snap cap
  • Maximum RCF 20000
  • Autoclavable

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15ml Centrifuge Tubes

  • Meet the requirements of analytical level
  • Printed clear graduations with marking area
  • PP for the tube and HDPE for the cap
  • One-hand operation design
  • Sterilized by E-Beam
  • DNase, RNase and pyrogen free

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ART Barrier Tips – The intelligent choice for contamination control!

They are the only Aerosol Barrier Tip that guarantees 100% protection against aerosols and liquid contamination of your pipette. ART® tips are pure, certified free of RNase, DNase, ATP and pyrogens by independent laboratories.

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Automated Liquid Handling

Dragonfly discovery – Significantly reduce assay development time and improve HTS efficiency

Innovative, low volume liquid handling that can significantly reduce assay development time and greatly improve assay robustness in screening. dragonfly discovery offers highly accurate and precise multichannel dispensing with a broad dynamic range (200 nL – 4 mL).

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Enabling miniaturised molecular biology with our multi-talented liquid handler

mosquito HV (High Volume) genomics offers highly accurate and precise multi-channel pipetting from 500 nL to 5 µL, leading to significant savings on precious reagents and time.

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Ancillary equipment 

MC-24 Microcentrifuge

  • Full Color Touch Screen
  • mySpin™ 1 button program recall
  • COMBI-Rotor™ accepts tubes and strips
  • Compact design, 9 x 12 x 7.75 in.
  • Unique air-flow system, keeps samples cool

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Thermal Cycler

  • Intuitive touch screen control
  • Program Wizard – quick, easy & foolproof
  • Unique multi-format block: 0.2ml tubes or strips (96), 0.5ml tubes (39), 96 well plate (1)
  • Optimize results with Accuris™ PCR reagents

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BenchMixer V2 Vortex Mixer

  • Reversible top platform, cup or flat-dimpled surface
  • Powerful motor for INSTANT vortexing
  • Continuous or “touch” operation
  • Q-Drive™ dynamic balancing system
  • Variable speed from 200 to 3200 rpm
  • Wide variety of accessories, for tubes up to 50ml

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Platefuge Microcentrifuge

  • Quickly spins down droplets in PCR plates
  • Unique swing-out rotor design prevents spillage
  • Half the size of traditional centrifuges
  • Accepts all popular types of PCR plates (skirted, semi, and non) and most microtiter plates

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Mini Vortexer

  • Powerful vortexing for tubes up to 50ml
  • Inst-Touch™ pressure activated operation
  • “Mini Sized”, less than 4 in. wide
  • Available in 5 colours

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Multi-tube Vortexer

  • Hands-free, high capacity vortexing
  • Up to 2500rpm, a true vortex in every tube
  • Assortment of accessories for a variety of tubes, flasks & plates
  • Pulsing program for interval mixing
  • Fits almost any tube rack

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Vortex Mixer

  • Unique Multi-Head for general purpose vortexing PLUS holds up to eight microtubes
  • Powerful motor for INSTANT vortexing
  • Continuous or “touch” operation
  • Q-Drive™ dynamic balancing system
  • Variable speed from 200 to 3200 rpm
  • Wide variety of accessories

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Centrifuge

  • Digital Speed control up to 5,000 rpm
  • Safety lid-lock, prevents opening lid until rotor stops
  • Unique air-flow design keeps samples cool
  • 8 tube capacity, for tubes up to 15ml

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Vaccine Production

BioFactory System

Maximize on space and production with the NEST BioFactory system! NEST BioFactory system is a well-designed cell culture system maximising space and cost saving to achieve the purpose of expanding production capacity.

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High Efficiency Erlenmeyer Flask & Transfer Cap

High-efficiency, large-volume culture flasks allow cells to show strong viability. NEST culture flasks provide high repeatability, which allows highly inter-batch consistency of cell growth and yield.

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