ZymoPURE II Plasmid Gigaprep Kit


ZymoPURE II Plasmid Gigaprep Kit

Cat # Name Size Price Quantity
D4204 ZymoPURE II Plasmid Gigaprep Kit 5 Preps. $462.00
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Vaccine/transfection grade plasmid DNA in ≤ 20 minutes


  • Fast: 50 minute Gigapreps
  • Highest Yield: Purify up to 10 mg of plasmid DNA directly from a spin-column.
  • Ultra-Pure: EndoZero, vaccine grade, and transfection ready.

Part of the ZymoPURE Plasmid Kits collection, the ZymoPURE II Plasmid Gigaprep kit provides the fastest and simplest method available to efficiently isolate up to 10 mg of transfection grade plasmid DNA from E. coli. Utilizing a modified alkaline lysis in conjunction with a novel binding system, the ZymoPURE II Plasmid Gigaprep kit can process up to 2.5 L of culture in less than 50 minutes. This remarkable kit results in significantly more plasmid DNA while providing drastically reduced processing times. The plasmid DNA is bound onto a column with a vacuum instead of a lengthy gravity flow column. Additionally, there is no ethanol precipitation step required and the elution is performed using a microcentrifuge. The recovered plasmid DNA is highly concentrated (up to 3 µg/µl) , EndoZero, vaccine-grade, and transfection-ready. As an added convenience, the ZymoPURE II Plasmid Gigaprep kit contains colored buffers that permit error-free visualization and identification of complete bacterial cell lysis and neutralization.

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Applicable For Transfection, transformation, lentivirus production, adenovirus production, AAV production, CRISPR, genome editing, in vivo studies, sequencing, restriction endonuclease digestion, in vitro transcription/translation, PCR, and other sensitive applications.
Binding Capacity 10 mg
Culture Input ≤ 2.5 L
Elution Volume ≥ 2 ml
Endotoxin Levels ≤ 0.025 EU/µg Plasmid DNA
Equipment Vacuum/vacuum manifold and swinging bucket centrifuge
Format Spin Column
Processing Time 50 min
Purity Typical Abs 260/280 ≥1.8 and Abs 260/230 ≥ 2.0
Recommended Sample Volume ≤ 2.5 L
Size Range Up to 200 kb
Yield ≤ 10 mg per preparation (Actual yield is dependent on the plasmid copy number, culture growth conditions, and strain of E. coli utilized)

Q1: Can I process more than the recommended volume of bacterial culture or use enriched growth media?

Yes, however, special care should be taken throughout the entire protocol since there is much more biomass. We recommend centrifuging the neutralized lysate before loading onto the supplied syringe filter. For further guidance on dealing with low-copy plasmids, please contact our technical support team. Exceeding the recommended volume for high copy plasmids can cause overloading and subsequent clogging of columns, which can reduce DNA yield/quality or result in failed preps.

Q2: Can the ZymoPURE™ kits be used to isolate large plasmid constructs (BAC/PAC)?

Yes, the standard ZymoPURE™ protocol has been successfully tested with constructs up to 200 kb. To increase elution of large plasmid DNA, we recommend pre-warming the ZymoPURE™ Elution Buffer (50 ºC) and increasing the incubation time on column up to 10 minutes prior to centrifugation.

Q3: Can an in-house vacuum line be used with the EZ Vac Vacuum Manifold?

Yes, however, the pressure needs to be around 400 mm Hg. Users should take caution, as the pressure of an in-house vacuum line can fluctuate drastically or be significantly reduced, depending on the demand in the building.

Q4: Are the ZymoPURE™ kits compatible with any commercially available vacuum manifold?

Yes, any vacuum that uses standard luer-lock connectors is compatible.

Q5: What type of vacuum pump do you recommend?

The vacuum pump should be a single or double-staged unit capable of producing at least 400 mm Hg pressure at the vacuum manifold. If less pressure is applied, centrifuge the column prior to washing to remove any residual lysate/buffer remaining in the matrix.

Q6: Can the ZymoPURE™ Kits be used with other bacteria?

Yes, please contact technical support for an application note.

Q7: I ran out of ZymoPURE™ Wash 2. Can I substitute it with a homemade solution or Wash Buffer from another kit?

No, the ZymoPURE™ kits are only compatible with ZymoPURE™ Wash 2 and we cannot disclose a substitution due to the sensitive nature of the recipe. Additional ZymoPURE™ Wash 2 can be purchased separately.

Q8: What is the composition of the ZymoPURE™ Elution buffer?

10 mM Tris-HCl, 0.1 mM EDTA, pH 8.5.