PCR Mycoplasma Detection, 20 assays
The PCR Mycoplasma test kit provides a rapid and sensitive PCR method for monitoring your cell cultures for mycoplasma contamination. Infections usually result in mycoplasma titers of 105 –108 CFU/mL Cell Cultures...
The PCR Mycoplasma test kit provides a rapid and sensitive PCR method for monitoring your cell cultures for mycoplasma contamination. Infections usually result in mycoplasma titers of 105 –108 CFU/mL
Cell Cultures are used every day as a part of research methods. You rely on these cultures to be healthy, yet up to 35% may be contaminated due to mycoplasma. Mycoplasma contamination affects many cell functions including metabolism, morphology, protein synthesis and cell proliferation - all of which lead to unreliable results as well as lost time and resources. Since contamination is not typically visible by turbidity, routine screening for mycoplasma contamination is essential.
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The PCR Mycoplasma Test Kit is adequate to diagnose cell cultures infected with mycoplasmas. Infections usually result in mycoplasma titers of 105 –108 CFU/mL
The kit allows detection of Acholeplasma and Spiroplasma and the following Mycoplasma species:
- M. fermentans
- M. hyorhinis
- M. arginini
- M. orale
- M. salivarium
- M. hominis
- M. pulmonis
- M. arthritidis
- M. bovis
- M. pneumoniae
- M. pirum
- M. capricolum
Type of Mycoplasma
Minimum Concentration Detected