Vegan Control™

The number of vegetarians and people following the vegan lifestyle increases from year to year. This may be due to ethical, religious, cultural or health reasons. How do you ensure that your vegan-declared food has really been processed without meat or animal derived products?

The Vegan Control™ kit, a qPCR based system for the detection of animal traces in food, is a quick and inexpensive solution to this Problem.

Type of PCR

TaqMan® assay based on FAM™ and HEX™ labeled probes.

Recommended Use / Scope

Can be used in research and industry for detection of meat/animal based contaminations of vegan foods. For research use only! Do not use for clinical diagnostic or for testing of patient samples.

Package Sizes
  • Cat. Nr. 12-05-025 25 Tests
    Cat. Nr. 12-05-100 100 Tests
Result Evaluation

Cycler based, real-time PCR

Sensitivity

Down to 0.1 % of genomic meat target DNA in a vegan food type background.

Content

Primer sets, nucleotides, internal amplification control and polymerase at optimized concentrations lyophilized in one tube, rehydration buffer, lyophilized positive control, PCR grade water.

Sample Requirements

Isolated total DNA from potentially contaminated vegan food serves as starting material. DNA can be extracted from sample material using DNA extraktion kits e.g. ExtractNow™ Vegan Control (Cat. No. 607-1050) or user method.

Required Consumables

1.5 ml reaction tubes, PCR reaction tubes, sterile filter tips

Required Lab Devices

qPCR cycler with FAM™ and HEX™ filter, variable microliter pipettes, benchtop centrifuge

Time to result

Approx. 150 minutes

Shelf Life and Storage

Components can be stored at +2 to +8 °C for at least 12 months. After rehydratisation the reagents must be stored at -18 °C.

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