Fast Extraction

Geno Technology's GeneCapsule
Geno Technology Inc. of St. Louis introduces GeneCapsule(tm), a single-use system for recovery of DNA, RNA, and protein, from electrophoresis gels by electroelution. The two- component GeneCapsule permits extraction of 1,000-bp DNA fragments in just 60 seconds. Recovered DNA can then be used in a variety of molecular biology applications.

Geno Technology Inc, (314) 645-2050,

Go West(ern)

UVP Inc. of Upland, Calif., introduces the BioWest(tm) Chemiluminescent Kit, a horseradish peroxidase-based kit for nonisotopic Western blot and ELISA detection. The substrate offers 25 times more sensitivity and uses 25-50 times less primary antibody than other peroxidase- based kits. BioWest produces a 24-hour signal and can detect proteins present in the femtogram range; the substrate is designed for use with CCD camera detection systems.

UVP Inc, (800) 452-6788,

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