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SFB Expansion

Short Fragment Buffer (SFB)



This kit is recommended for users who:

  • require additional Short Fragment Buffer for use with the "PCR tiling of COVID-19 virus" protocol or any other experiment sequencing short fragments

The SFB Expansion contain four vials of Short Fragment Buffer (SFB), sufficient for 4 reactions.

Shipping and logistics:

Flow cells and kits are shipped together at 2–8°C.

Upon receipt, please place the right product in the right long-term storage location.

Products are shipped to customers within the USA and EU Monday to Thursday. Shipments to Canada, Norway, Korea and Japan are expedited Monday to Wednesday; with Australia and New Zealand leaving our warehouses on a Friday. Shipments to the rest of the world are made on Mondays to allow the full working week for packages to arrive.

The delivery charges are calculated when a quote is raised or during checkout. Once an order is made, the delivery ID and delivery information can be tracked in the Store.

What's in the box

2020 03 25 SFB expansion v1 DS

NameAcronymCap colourNo. of vialsFill volume per vial (μl)
Short Fragment BufferSFBGrey41,800


The SFB Expansion can be used together with:


  • Ligation Sequencing Kit (SQK-LSK109)
  • Ligation Sequencing Kit XL (SQK-LSK109-XL)
  • PCR Barcoding Expansion 1-12 (EXP-PBC001)
  • PCR Barcoding Expansion 1-96 (EXP-PBC096)
  • Native Barcoding Expansion 1-12 (EXP-NBD104)
  • Native Barcoding Expansion 13-24 (EXP-NBD114)
  • Native Barcoding Expansion 96 (EXP-NBD096)

Flow cells

  • FLO-MIN106D
  • FLO-MIN111
  • FLO-PRO002


  • MinION Mk1B
  • MinION Mk1C
  • GridION
  • PromethION