Microbiome/Microbiology

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Cleaning up dirty DNA

QIAGEN is cleaning up… DNA and RNA that is. With the addition of the DNeasy and RNeasy PowerClean Pro Cleanup Kits to our portfolio, we thought it would be a great time to discuss how cleanup kits work and when it is appropriate to use one. Cleanup kits take dirty nucleic acids and remove contaminants… Read article →




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Power in numbers – collective antibiotic resistance

For over 70 years, antibiotics have been a critical component of the arsenal used by healthcare providers to combat bacterial infections worldwide (1). Antibiotic use has become so prevalent that over 70 billion doses were consumed globally in 2010 (1). Due to the widespread use of antibiotics, some bacteria have developed antibiotic resistance and become… Read article →


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Your top microbiome questions – answered!

Each month, our microbiome team at QIAGEN presents a series of webinars on microbial sample preparation, antibiotic resistance, microbiome research methods and host-pathogen interactions. We zeroed in on our microbiome webinar series to find the most commonly asked questions, and answered them for you. What sample types can I use? Whether you are working with microbial… Read article →