Cambio - Excellence in Molecular Biology

Agri-food Diagnostics

Agri-food Diagnostics: Species Identification

Rapid immune-enzymatic tests for identification of milk species and QPCR based tests for meat identification

Vegan Control™

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.

Minerva Biolabs

Catalogue No.DescriptionPack SizePriceQty
370-2025Vegan Control™25 tests £249.00 Quantity Add to Order
370-2100Vegan Control™100 tests £951.00 Quantity Add to Order

Vegan Control™

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.

Minerva Biolabs

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. 370-2025 25 Tests
    Cat. Nr. 370-2100 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 extraction 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 rehydration the reagents must be stored at -18 °C.

If you cannot find the answer to your problem below then please contact us or telephone 01954 210 200

Vegan Control™

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.

Minerva Biolabs

Vegan Control™ OneStep: download protocol and SDS from manufacturer's site here

Vegan Control™ Advance; download protocol and SDS from manufacturer's site here

If you cannot find the answer to your problem below then please contact us or telephone 01954 210 200

Vegan Control™

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.

Minerva Biolabs

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

If you cannot find the answer to your problem below then please contact us or telephone 01954 210 200