Events Calendar

Dec 07

24th Meeting of the French Society of Toxinology (SFET)

Dec 07, 2017

Institut Pasteur, Paris, FRANCE

Dec 14

Molecular Microbial Ecology Group Meeting (MMEG 2017)

Dec 14, 2017

University of Warwick. Coventry, UK

Jun 23 , 2009
Isolate Influenza Virus Particles Using FastPrep-24:

The department of Virology of the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, Netherlands, has successfully optimized the isolation of Influenza A / H3N2 viruses from murine lung tissues by using  the FastPrep-24 instrument.  These astonishing results were published in the peer-reviewed PLoS ONE publication; Bodewes R, Kreijtz JHCM, Baas C, Geelhoed-Mieras MM, de Mutsert G, et al. 2009, Vaccination Against Human Influenza A/H3N2 Virus Prevents the Induction of Heterosubtypic Immunity Against Lethal Infection with Avian Influenza A/H5N1 Virus. PLoS ONE 4(5): e5538 . doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0005538.  

MP Biomedicals has released a condensed protocol for whole viral particles isolation using the FastPrep-24 system and lysing matrices. Click the link to download a copy of this protocol.  For further questions or information regarding the FastPrep-24 or this protocol, please contact  one of our molecular biology experts by email: [email protected]

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