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QIAamp PowerFecal Pro DNA Kit

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December 2018—Qiagen announced the worldwide launch of the QIAamp PowerFecal Pro DNA Kit, for the extraction of high-quality DNA from fecal and gut samples.

The kit uses Qiagen’s second-generation inhibitor removal technology and is intended for use with samples containing inhibitory substances commonly found in stool, such as polysaccharides, heme compounds, and bile salts. The company reports that improved IRT combined with more efficient bead beating and lysis chemistry yields high-quality DNA that can be used in downstream applications, including PCR, qPCR, and next-generation sequencing (16S and whole genome). The kit can also be automated on the QIAcube.

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