Application Note

Magnetic Bead Based Isolation Of DNA From Microbial Cultures

Source: Eppendorf

There is a growing need for rapid, high-throughput methods enabling the isolation of high-quality, pure DNA from microbial cultures, as well as samples containing PCR inhibitors — such as swabs and cultured foods. While filter plate-based, high-throughput purification of DNA from microbial cultures has been previously automated, magnetic bead technology brings a higher level of automation. Here, the successful automation of DNA isolation from these sample types with magnetic bead-based technology from MO BIO Laboratories is described.