New England Biolabs Launches NEBNext® Quick DNA Sample Prep Reagent Sets for use with Roche/454 Next Generation Sequencing Platforms

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  • 7/13/2010

    Ipswich, MA (July 13, 2010) - New England Biolabs (NEB) has expanded its line of reagents for sample preparation with the introduction of NEBNext® Quick DNA Sample Prep Reagent Set 2 and Master Mix Set 2, both suitable for library construction for Roche’s 454 GS FLX Titanium™ and GS Junior™ instruments. These new products provide all the necessary enzymes and buffers for fast fragment library preparation. The Master Mix Set further streamlines the workflow, reducing the number of vials by one third. 

    NEBNext products are a series of highly pure reagents that facilitate sample preparation for downstream applications, such as next generation sequencing. All reagents undergo stringent quality controls and functional validation by sequencing, ensuring maximum yield, convenience and value. Reagents are now available for each step of the library construction workflow, including end-repair, dA-tailing, adapter ligation and amplification. Available as reagent sets, master mixes or modules for the three leading next generation sequencing platforms, the full range of NEBNext reagents offer convenience and customization of workflow. Additionally, NEB offers NEBNext® dsDNA Fragmentase™, an enzyme-based solution for fragmentation of DNA. 

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    About NEB
    Established in mid 1970’s, New England Biolabs, Inc. is the industry leader in the discovery and production of enzymes for molecular biology applications and now offers the largest selection of recombinant and native enzymes for genomic research. NEB continues to expand its product offerings into areas related to PCR, gene expression, cellular analysis and RNA analysis. Additionally, NEB is focusing on strengthening alliances that enable new technologies to reach key market sectors. New England Biolabs is a privately held company, headquartered in Ipswich, MA and has extensive worldwide distribution through a network of exclusive distributors, agents and five subsidiaries located in Canada, China, Germany, Japan and the UK. For more information about New England Biolabs visit

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