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SYNERGY™ 2.0 Plant DNA Extraction Kit

SKU: SYNP 02-100-02

OPS Diagnostics’ Synergy™ DNA extraction platform features proprietary technology to isolate high quality DNA in a timely and cost-efficient manner without the use of hazardous chloroform.   

Building upon the same proprietary nucleic isolation chemistry found in the original Synergy™ Plant DNA Extraction Kit, the Synergy™ 2.0 Plant DNA Extraction Kit includes additional Silica Spin Columns to extract plant DNA for NGS and other downstream applications requiring the highest purity levels.  Sample processing time is 45 minutes or less, with yields and purities exceeding those generated by traditional homegrown CTAB protocols and commercially-available kits.

An extensive analysis of the parameters for Synergy™ 2.0 can be found here.  This study compares several DNA extraction methods and variables and demonstrates the advantages to adding spin columns to the standard Synergy™ protocol.  Essentially, DNA yields and purity are improved over results achieved using simple alcohol precipitation (found in standard protocol).

DNA successfully extracted from plants including: Anthurium, Corn, Cotton, Grape, Pine Needles, Rape Seed, Rice, Rye, Sorghum, Soybean, Sunflower, and Wheat

The Synergy™ 2.0 Plant DNA Extraction Kit includes: 100 pre-filled Homogenization Tubes (each containing grinding resin and satellite), 100 Silica Spin Columns, Plant Homogenization Buffer (60 ml), RNase A Solution (600 µl), and instructions.

US Customers: Click HERE to request a free SYNERGY 2.0™ sample kit. 

Related Literature

User Guide(pdf)

Product Information Sheet

Synergy™ 2.0 Application Note

Synergy™ 2.0 Research Note: Co-Isolation of Plant and Pathogen/Parasite DNA and Its Potential Use in Disease Detection and Monitoring


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