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Application of automatic nucleic acid extractor NucliSens easyMag in medical diagnostics

Piotr Grabarczyk
Journal of Transfusion Medicine 2010;3(1):1-8.

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Published online: 2010-03-19

Abstract

It is becoming standard procedure to introduce automatization in laboratories which employ molecular biology for the purpose of medical diagnostics. This paper presents one of the currently available devices for automatic isolation of nucleic acids. The paper describes the molecular principles of isolation used in NucliSens easyMag (bioMerieux), the extractor itself and examples of application to routine diagnostics as based on our own experience and literature. The advantages of the device as well as difficulties that users may encounter are discussed. Application of this extractor intended for automatic nucleic acid isolation is a rational alternative to manual procedures; it improves routine work and offers new diagnostic possibilities.

Abstract

It is becoming standard procedure to introduce automatization in laboratories which employ molecular biology for the purpose of medical diagnostics. This paper presents one of the currently available devices for automatic isolation of nucleic acids. The paper describes the molecular principles of isolation used in NucliSens easyMag (bioMerieux), the extractor itself and examples of application to routine diagnostics as based on our own experience and literature. The advantages of the device as well as difficulties that users may encounter are discussed. Application of this extractor intended for automatic nucleic acid isolation is a rational alternative to manual procedures; it improves routine work and offers new diagnostic possibilities.
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Keywords

nucleic acid extraction; DNA; RNA; automatization; medical diagnostics

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Title

Application of automatic nucleic acid extractor NucliSens easyMag in medical diagnostics

Journal

Journal of Transfusion Medicine

Issue

Vol 3, No 1 (2010)

Article type

Review paper

Pages

1-8

Published online

2010-03-19

Bibliographic record

Journal of Transfusion Medicine 2010;3(1):1-8.

Keywords

nucleic acid extraction
DNA
RNA
automatization
medical diagnostics

Authors

Piotr Grabarczyk

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