The ThruPLEX Plasma-Seq Kit has been designed for use with cell-free DNA isolated from plasma. The following protocol outlines the method used by the scientific staff at Takara Bio to collect blood and prepare high-quality plasma. The prepared plasma samples are then used for the isolation of the cell-free DNA.
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- Plasma preparation for ThruPLEX Plasma-Seq workflow
Plasma preparation for the ThruPLEX Plasma-Seq workflow
- Gloves, disinfectant, swabs, and tourniquets
- BD Vacutainer Venous Blood Collection Tubes with K2 EDTA, 10 mL (Becton Dickinson, Cat. No. 366643)
- 15-ml and 50-ml centrifuge tubes
- Centrifuge, calibrated, capable of 1,500g with brake off switch
- –70°C or colder freezer (or dry ice storage container)
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cfDNA isolation from up to 10 ml of plasma
NucleoSnap DNA Plasma & NucleoMag DNA Plasma
- Consistent recovery of fragmented cfDNA ≥50 bp from plasma obtained in EDTA or Cell-Free DNA BCT tubes
- Efficient removal of PCR inhibitors regardless of input volume
- Convenient manual or automated processing using snap-off columns or magnetic beads
- Suitable for downstream applications such as qPCR and NGS
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