Thursday, December 16, 2010

Product of Interest

Dear All -

I was at a VWR show last week and I saw a product that could be of interest to DGGE users who want to recover DNA from excised bands. The product is a "FlexTube", and as far as I can tell, you place the excised band in the tube, place the tube in a standard gel box, run for a while, and recover the DNA in the eluent. The product is sold by IBI Scientific (, and for more information you can contact Patrick L. Mueller ( The products at list price seem quite expensive, but perhaps viable for key samples.

Just a note: I am not affiliated with IBI scientific nor do I have any financial interest in the company. I also have not used this product. This posting is merely to alert DGGE users to a product of potential interest. I will be interested to know if users successfully employ this product.

Thanks, Stefan