Vivacon® 500, 125,000 MWCO Hydrosart, 25pc

For up to 500 µl

Vivacon® 500 are centrifugal units for fast DNA concentration and buffer exchange of 500 µl samples. They are also the product of choice for protein fractionation applications. The use of Hydrosart® membranes results in high recoveries from dilute samples. Complete recovery of the concentrate is guaranteed by a reverse spinning step.

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Vivacon® 500 is optimized for the concentration / recovery and buffer exchange applications of genomic DNA and peptides for samples up to 500 µl initial volume. They are also the product of choice for peptide fractionation applications in this volume range. For optimal performance with highly diluted samples, e.g. forensic specimens, Vivacon® 500 is equipped with patented Hydrosart® regenerated cellulose membranes with extremely low unspecific binding properties and high flux. Selected MWCOs are available sterile and DNA free (PCR Grade units). They have been treated with a dual-cycle ethylene oxide (ETO) gas process to ensure they are sterile to a safety assurance level of 106 and free of detectable human genomic DNA contamination. Tests were performed with a qPCR assay over 55 cycles with a verified detection limit of 2 pg.

High recoveries and excellent reproducibility are paired with convenience offered by volume graduation and molecular weight cut-offs printed on individual devices. Vivacon® 500 features a horizontal membrane design optimal for DNA fractionation (primer removal) as well as peptide fractionation (Filter Aides Sample Preparation, FASP1). The possibility of a reverse spin after sample processing assures complete concentrate recovery which is especially important when working with low sample concentrations.


  • Application
    • Protein Concentration
    • DNA Concentration
  • Application Area
    • Buffer Exchange
    • Diagnostic Sample Prep
  • Market
    • BioPharma
    • Research
    • Forensic

Compliance Information

  • Animal Components
  • CSA Compliant
  • Certification
  • Electrical / Battery item


  • PCR Grade

Materials of Construction

  • Concentrator Body/Sleeve
    Polycarbonate (PC)
  • Filtrate Vessel
    Polypropylene (PP)
  • Membrane Material
    Cellulose Acetate (CA)

Physicochemical Information

  • MWCO
    125 kDa

Product Information

  • Brand
  • Device Type
  • Pack Size
  • Sample Type
    • DNA
    • Peptide


  • Dead Stop Volume
    5 µL
  • Maximum Capacity, Fixed Angle Rotor
    500 µL
  • Minimum Recirculation Volume
  • Volume Range
    0.1 – 0.5 mL