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Product Performance & Comparison

Unlike many vendors and distributors, Civic Bioscience performs Product Performance & Comparison tests in order to offer Canadian Scientists the Best Products, Assurance of Quality and overall Performance.

Our Current Product Performance & Comparison tests cover DNA Polymerases, Nucleic Acid Extraction Kits and other products which are testable using our current laboratory equipment. We try our best to make our Product Performance & Comparison tests clear, complete and respect our competitors. We shall, under no circumstances whatsoever, falsify any data or reagent used in order to favor the our suppliers’ products. Our goal is to offer you, Canadian scientists, a clear vision of Product Performance & Comparison with leading reagents whenever possible.

Alike our PCR Success Stories, we can compare your current reagents with our comparable products before you convert to Civic Bioscience. This is a FREE service that saves you time, reagents and money. Consider this service as our Engagement in Helping Scientists Like You.

Read our PCR Success StoriesUse our Product Selection Charts

Detection Limit of High-Fidelity DNA Polymerases on gDNA

Detection Limit of High-Fidelity DNA Polymerases...

DNA Polymerase Comparison Chart

Commercial DNA Polymerase Comparison Chart DNA...

PCR Purification Kit Comparison – DNA Clean Up

Which is the Best Kit for DNA Clean Up? Our aim...

Detection Limit of Taq DNA Polymerase

What's the Detection Limit of Taq ? How many DNA...

Taq DNA Polymerase Comparison (Part 2)

Taq DNA Polymerase Comparison...which one should...

PCR Cycling: High-Fidelity DNA Polymerase Comparison

PCR Cycling comparison between TransBionovo’s...

High-Fidelity DNA Polymerase Comparison using unpurified gDNA

High-Fidelity DNA Polymerase Comparison on...

List of all our Product Performance & Comparison tests

Detection Limit of High-Fidelity DNA Polymerases on gDNA

Detection Limit of High-Fidelity DNA Polymerases using Human gDNA for Template We previously determined the detection limit of different Taq DNA Polymerases using human genomic DNA as a template for PCR. For this instance, we aimed at determining the Detection Limit...

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DNA Polymerase Comparison Chart

Commercial DNA Polymerase Comparison Chart DNA Polymerase Comparison of different commercially available enzymes with their genral specifications and pricing in Canadian dollars.

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PCR Purification Kit Comparison – DNA Clean Up

Which is the Best Kit for DNA Clean Up? Our aim was to perform a PCR Purification Kit Comparison from different vendors. At Civic Bioscience, we distribute the Favorprep™ and EasyPure® product lines from FAVORGEN and TransBionovo respectively. First, the FavorPrep™...

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Detection Limit of Taq DNA Polymerase

What's the Detection Limit of Taq ? How many DNA copies from gDNA? There are MANY Taq DNA Polymerases out there on the market. Some are driven by strong marketing and others by strong performance. Our aim was to verify the Detection Limit of Taq DNA Polymerases in PCR...

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Taq DNA Polymerase Comparison (Part 2)

Taq DNA Polymerase Comparison...which one should you choose? Nowadays, many suppliers offer Taq DNA Polymerases. Our aim was to perform a Taq DNA Polymerase Comparison. Our Taq DNA Polymerase Comparison assay consisted in PCR amplification of a fragment of the human...

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PCR Cycling: High-Fidelity DNA Polymerase Comparison

PCR Cycling comparison between TransBionovo’s TransStart® FastPfu and FastPfu FLY with competitor High-Fidelity DNA Polymerases. Finding a reliable and versatile high-fidelity enzyme remains a challenge in DNA research. Our goal was to extend the data presented in our...

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High-Fidelity DNA Polymerase Comparison using unpurified gDNA

High-Fidelity DNA Polymerase Comparison on difficult genomic DNA samples. Modern commercially available high-fidelity DNA Polymerases are derived from either Pfu and KOD. Pfu is an enzyme found in the hyperthermophilic archaeon Pyrococcus furiosus. KOD is an enzyme...

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Direct PCR on hair, saliva, cheek scrub and dead skin lysates

TransDirect® Animal Tissue Direct PCR Kit Genotyping is the process of identifying differences in the genetic make-up (genotype) of an individual by examining the individual's DNA sequence and comparing it to another specimen or a reference sequence. It reveals the...

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Amplification of 79% GC-rich human ARX

Introduction ARX is expressed in a wide variety of tissues including the brain, heart, skeletal muscle, testis, intestine, and pancreas [1–2]. The human ARX gene has five exons that together encode a number of protein domains of the transcription factor. These include...

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‘FLY’ your PCR | DNA Polymerase Extension Rate – 6kb/min

Simply 'FLY' your long PCRs - Polymerase Extension Rate Transgen Biotech manufactures three High-Fidelity DNA Polymerases, TransStart® KD Plus, FastPfu and FastPfu FLY. TransStart® FastPfu FLY, a ultra-high fidelity (108x higher fidelity than EasyTaq) and ultra-high...

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