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dNTP Mix, 100mM, Lithium Salt

Ready-to-use sequencing grade ultra-pure Deoxynucleotide triphosphate (dNTP) mix, 25 mM each of dATP, dCTP, dGTP and dTTP solution (100 mM total), supplied as lithium salts in purified water at pH 7.5, enzymatically synthesized from premium quality raw materials, using highly specific production systems in our purpose-built facilities. The manufacturing process eliminates impurities and PCR-specific inhibitors such as modified nucleotides, tetraphosphates, and pyrophosphates commonly observed in other commercially available dNTP products (>99% purity determined by quantitative HPLC). Lithium salts have greater resistance to repeated freezing and thawing cycles than sodium salts, and lithium salt dNTP preparations remain sterile over the entire shelf-life due to the bacteriostatic activity of lithium towards various microorganisms.

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Meridian's dNTP Mix, 100mM, Lithium Salt

  • Greater than 99 % purity, ideal for use in qPCR applications

  • Free from PCR inhibitors for maximum assay performance

  • Enzymatically synthesized from premium quality raw materials

  • Free from DNase, RNase and Nickases

Highly sensitive multiplex qPCR reaction

Highly sensitive multiplex qPCR reaction Graph
A 10-fold serial dilution of human genomic DNA amplified with four different probes, both in singleplex reactions (blue line) and quadruplex reaction (red line) using dATP, dCTP, dGTP and dTTP in lithium salt. The results illustrate the same high sensitivity, excellent reproducibility and Ct values for both the singleplex and multiplex reactions with no reduction of efficiency often associated with multiplexing.

dNTP Mix, 100mM (Lithium), MDX051

Application: qPCR Specimen Type: Lithium Salt Concentration: 100 mM High Concentration: No Wet: Yes
Glycerol-Free: YesYes Lyo-Ready: Yes Air-Dryable: Yes Dryable: Air-Dryable,Lyo-Ready Sustainability: Glycerol-Free

Ultra-pure mix of dATP, dGTP, dCTP, and dTTP in lithium salt solution, enzymatically synthesized from premium quality raw materials.

Available in 5 mL or larger aliquots (please enquire)

Description

Ultra-pure dNTP (dATP (2’-Deoxyadenosine-5’-Triphosphate), dCTP (2’-Deoxycytidine-5’-Triphosphate), dGTP (2’-Deoxyguanosine-5’-Triphosphate) and dTTP (2’-Deoxythymidine-5’-Triphosphate)) lithium salt solution is enzymatically synthesized from premium quality raw materials, using highly specific production systems in our purpose-built facilities.


Specifications

Description Ultra-pure dNTP (dATP (2’-Deoxyadenosine-5’-Triphosphate), dCTP (2’-Deoxycytidine-5’-Triphosphate), dGTP (2’-Deoxyguanosine-5’-Triphosphate) and dTTP (2’-Deoxythymidine-5’-Triphosphate)) lithium salt solution is enzymatically synthesized from premium quality raw materials, using highly specific production systems in our purpose-built facilities.
dATP dCTP dGTP dTTP
Composition C10H12N5O12P3Li4, C10H12N3O13P3Li4 C10H12N5O13P3Li4 C10H13N2O14P3Li4
Molecular weight 514.916 g/mol 490.891 g/mol 530.916 g/mol 505.903 g/mol
λmax (at pH 7.0) 259 ± 1 nm 272 ± 1 nm 252 ± 1 nm 267 ± 1 nm
A250/A260 0.78 ± 0.03 0.82 ± 0.03 1.16 ± 0.05 0.65 ± 0.03
A280/A260 0.15 ± 0.02 0.98 ± 0.03 0.66 ± 0.03 0.73 ± 0.02
Concentration

 

25 mM ± 5%

(at λmax, pH 7.0, ԑ = 15.4 E x mmol-1 x cm-1)

25 mM ± 5%

(at λmax, pH 7.0, ԑ = 9.1 E x mmol-1 x cm-1)

25 mM ± 5%

(at λmax, pH 7.0, ԑ = 13.7 E x mmol-1 x cm-1)

25 mM ± 5%

(at λmax, pH 7.0, ԑ = 9.5 E x mmol-1 x cm-1)

Presentation 1 vials
pH of Solution (at 20°C) 7.5 – 8.0
Appearance Clear, colorless solution
Application cDNA synthesis, PCR, long-range PCR (>20 kb), high fidelity PCR, RT-PCR, qPCR, RT-qPCR, LAMP, microarrays, long NGS
Consistency Single band with PCR amplification of a 3 kb amplicon with a serial dilution of dNTP.
DNA contamination None detected in qPCR amplification with traces overlay with the negative control on E. coli and mouse genomic DNA specific targets.
DNase/RNase/Nickase  activity None detected
Purity dNTP

(HPLC Area % at λmax)

≥99%
dNDP + dNMP

(HPLC Area % at λmax)

<1%
DNase/RNase Contamination No detectable degradation

FAQs: dNTP Mix, 100mM

dNTPs or deoxynucleotide triphosphates are the “building blocks” for DNA. Purity and stability of dNTPs are two of the essential factors to achieve a successful PCR. The use of a highly purified dNTP preparation is particularly recommended for sensitive techniques such as long-range PCR, RT-PCR, multiplex PCR, mutagenesis experiments and real-time applications. The purity of dNTPs is also important when the starting amount of template is minimal.

The standard concentration of a dNTP for PCR reactions is 0.2 mM. If the starting stock is a 25 mM solution of each dNTP in a 100mM dNTP Mix, you need to add 0.5 µL to a 50 µL standard PCR reaction.

It depends. You probably can increase the DNA yield, but you will have to optimize the complete PCR reaction, adjust the buffer, the Mg2+ and so on. It is not a matter pertaining only to nucleotides.

Yes. The sodium salt dNTP products are a standard grade and so we recommend these dNTPs for PCR. For more sophisticated reactions such as amplification of long templates, real-time PCR and NGS, we recommend lithium salt dNTP products.

Yes. The optimal pH for storage of nucleotides is from pH 7.0-8.2 (pH at 20°C). An acidic pH will cause hydrolysis of dATPs (deoxyadenosine triphosphate) to dADPs (deoxyadenosine diphosphates) and dAMPs (deoxyadenosine monophosphates), rendering them less suitable for PCR applications. During freezing/thawing cycles, the pH of the dATP solution can differ from the pH at 20°C. Sodium salts are temperature sensitive, so care needs to be taken when repeatedly frozen and thawed and sodium salt dATP is better aliquoted into smaller volumes and kept frozen in order to extend their shelf life.

The enzymatic synthesis of dNTPs uses highly specific enzymatic systems which eliminate impurities and PCR inhibitors, such as modified nucleotides, PPi and deoxynucleoside tetraphosphates. PCR reactions are impeded by the presence of contaminants resulting from chemical manufacturing processes, such as traces of dNDPs, pyrophosphates or other ionic species (e.g. acetate). Such contamination may lead to poor yields or to no PCR product at all. Unless thoroughly purified, chemically synthesized dNTPs often contain deoxynucleoside tetraphosphates which are powerful PCR inhibitors. Chemical synthesis can also lead to deamination and other nucleotide modifications whereas enzymatic synthesis of dNTPs bypasses these risks.

The concentration of our dNTP Mix are total – 100 mM dNTP Mix is made up of 25 mM of each dNTP (dATP, dCTP, dGTP and dTTP).

We recommend that you dilute your dNTPs using molecular biology or PCR grade water.

Yes, all of our dNTPs are glycerol-free and so can be lyophilized.

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