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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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A 3-part webinar series: Overcoming challenges in gDNA-based research, multiplex PCR and quality control

The quality of extracted genomic DNA (gDNA) is a critical factor in many downstream applications, such as real-time PCR or multiplex PCR. Successful extraction of gDNA from formalin-fixed and paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues remains a challenge. Therefore, it’s good to get back to the basics of sample purification, multiplex PCR and quality control in order to… Read article →


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Top FAQs on the QIAscout

1. What type of cells can be used with the system? You can use the QIAscout with a variety of eukaryotic cell types, including adherent or suspension cells, primary cells or cell lines, and fluorescent cells. The QIAscout array is comparable to a standard cell culture dish – meaning you can plate and cultivate your… Read article →