DNA Prep - Service Descriptions

Our plasmid DNA prep service can prep DNA from plasmid DNA or colonies cultivated on a LB plate. We will perform the transformation step if necessary. Upon completion, we will provide the final product(s) along with a service summary that includes final DNA concentration, volume of the DNA, and gel pictures of the DNA. This service is available for US customers only.

DNA Prep Type Prep Service Type Plasmid Yield (High-Copy)
Maxiprep Regular or Endotoxin-Free* >500ug

* Endotoxin-free Maxipreps are recommended for research specializing in animal testing.

Turnaround Time

6-7 business days for an order up to 8 preps. However, it may vary on your choice of service type, the quantity of samples requested, and the specific service requested. After you send an online quote request, a quotation will be emailed to you with an estimated turnaround time.


We have Ampicillin and Kanamycin available for maxiprep service. If other antibiotics need to be used for your maxiprep service, you need to provide them to Eton.

Optional DNA Sequencing service for final product

Optional DNA Sequencing service is available for you to confirm the sequence of final product. Please mention that you would like to request this service upon quote request, and price quote will be provided to you.


For pricing information, please send an online quote request. Please see "How to receive a quote" below on this page for more details.


A PO number is required when submitting an order. If you would like to pay by credit card, please email our accounting department at accounting@etonbio.com or call 800-758-1630 for assistance.

Shipment of Final Products

For all customers

Final products are shipped or delivered when the whole order is completed. Upon request, we can send you partial order in multiple shipments before your order is complete. However, please note that shipping and handling fees are charged per shipment.

For local customer close to the San Diego branch

If you are a local customer close to our San Diego branch, final products will be delivered by our staff.

For all other customers

A UPS/FedEx tracking number will be emailed to you when it is shipped.

How to Receive a Quote

You have two ways to get a quote from us:

  1. If you are a registered customer, log into your account. Under Genomics, find DNA Prep Services. Click on Request a Quote button and fill out the form.
  2. If you are not a registered customer, you may email your request to products@etonbio.com with the following information:
    • Your name
    • Your company/institution
    • The service type of interest: Regular/Endotoxin Free, Maxi Prep.
    • The number of samples/preps, and the type of plasmid( high or low copy plasmid)
    • The antibiotics to be used for the service
    • Additional services if applicable
    We will review your request and send a quote to you.

How to Place an order

If you accept the quote, please place an order :

For those customers who sent a quote request through your Eton Account

Please click on the link provided in the email and you will be asked to complete the order form.

For those customers who sent a quote request via email

Please email products@etonbio.com with the following information for your order (Please include your quote number in your email):

  • Sample name
  • Antibiotics to be used for each sample
  • Copy type of plasmid (high or low) for each sample

How to send your samples

For local customers close to MA/NC/NJ/SD Branch - please call us to make arrangement for us to pick up your samples (and antibiotics if they are other than Ampicillin/Kanamycin).

For all other customers - please send your samples (and antibiotics if they are other than Ampicillin/Kanamycin) to the San Diego Branch:

Attn: Maxiprep Department

Eton Bioscience, Inc.

5820 Oberlin Drive

Suite 108

San Diego, CA 92121

If you have any questions about requesting a quote, please send an email to products@etonbio.com for help.

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San Diego, CA 92121
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