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Free Plasmid Miniprep Kit - Beta Test (a 42 Dollar value) - (Jan/19/2007 )

At Zymo Research we care about quality and offering the most simple, rapid, and precise DNA/RNA products available. Our first round of beta-testing brought overwhelmingly positive response, and we greatly value your input. For this reason, we are inviting as many people as possible to try our new Zyppy Pellet-Free™ Plasmid Miniprep kit before its official release, absolutely FREE of charge.

All participants who try the new Zyppy Plasmid Miniprep kit and complete a simple product evaluation form will be automatically entered into a drawing for the chance to win an iPod Nano.

All you have to do is call 1-888-882-9682 x221 before March 19, 2007 or visit our Zyppy Plasmid Miniprep-Beta site at:

What you will receive:

A 50-prep kit of the fastest, most simple product available for the purification of plasmid DNA from E. coli.


  • Pellet-Free™ procedure* does not rely upon conventional cell-pelleting and resuspension steps
  • Innovative colored buffers* for error-free visual identification of complete bacterial cell lysis and neutralization
  • Superior design ensures low elution volumes and zero residual wash buffer contamination
  • Columns adaptable to centrifuge and vacuum-based procedures

*Pellet-Free™ and colored buffer plasmid DNA purification technologies are patent pending.


We get a miniprep kit (50) for less than 40$.

What is the benefit for us with this kit of yours?


Our miniprep is simple, rapid, precise, and only costs $0.80 to $0.84 per sample.

Our miniprep takes just 8 minutes.

It also uses innovative colored buffers to permit error-free visual identification of complete bacterial cell lysis and neutralization.

We use a modified alkaline lysis method that does not rely upon culture centrifugation, pelleting, or resuspension and our design ensues zero residual wash buffer contamination.

And most importantly, it is free to try. Try it for yourself and see the difference.

Compare this to QIAGEN's similar kit:

Q costs $4.78- $6.00$ per sample
Q takes about 30 minutes
Q's protocols are very complicated


I presume that this offer is only for the States. Am I right? I'm in UK (By the way, I use Quiagen)


QUOTE (gsamsa @ Jan 25 2007, 04:45 AM)
I presume that this offer is only for the States. Am I right? I'm in UK (By the way, I use Quiagen)

That is correct. As of now, this offer is only good for the US. However, within the next few weeks we will be launching the product overseas and sending samples to our major distributors. Please contact one of your local distributors if you would like to try this kit. Thank you very much for your interest.

Zymo Research Corp.


may you post something when samples will be available in uk, france and other european countries?
thanks in advance


Most of our major distributors have received their sample kits! To find out if we have a distributor in your area, go to


Thank you all for your invaluable feedback! We have officially launched our Zyppy Pellet-Free™ Plasmid Miniprep Kit, and it is now available for purchase. For a limited time we are offering our beta testers 50% off our Zyppy™ Kits over the phone with coupon code ZRC150, and automatically online upon checkout. Visit for more information.