MO BIO Laboratories, Inc. Launches the PowerFecal™ DNA Isolation Kit

Nov 15, 2012, 09:40 ET from MO BIO Laboratories, Inc.

CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MO BIO Laboratories, Inc., the leader in soil, stool and microbial nucleic acid purification, announces the launch of the PowerFecal™ DNA Isolation Kit. The kit is optimized for isolation of high quality DNA from stool, gut material and biosolids, and provides high quality DNA for use in characterizing the human microbiome.


The PowerFecal™ DNA Isolation Kit is the latest in the high quality nucleic acid purification tools developed using key MO BIO technologies.

  • Unique bead-based lysis for uniform representation of the nucleic acid population
  • Inhibitor Removal Technologya (IRT)  for complete removal of PCR inhibitors commonly found in stool or gut material (for example, lipids, polysaccharides and heme) to eliminate false negatives in downstream applications such as qPCR
  • A rapid protocol for purification of DNA from 250 mg samples in just 30 minutes

The PowerFecal™ DNA Isolation Kit is available now. For more information, visit the MO BIO website ( or call 800-606-6246.

MO BIO Laboratories, Inc. ( has developed innovative tools for researchers in molecular biology since 1993. A global leader in solutions for soil and microbial nucleic acid purification, MO BIO's Power kits contain patented Inhibitor Removal Technology® for removal of PCR inhibiting substances during the nucleic acid purification procedure. For clinical samples, the BiOstic™ kits provide solutions for higher yields and purity of nucleic acids. At MO BIO Laboratories, Inc., our focus is quality products that work, save time and function for all sample types, not just the easy ones. It is MO BIO's aim to make researchers' working lives more productive and efficient, creating time to focus on what is critical, not just in work, but in life.

SOURCE MO BIO Laboratories, Inc.