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SK-1S - Isohelix Buccal Swab with 5ml collection tube, pack of 100

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Isohelix buccal swabs have been specifically designed to offer increased yields of high quality buccal cell and genomic DNA and all species of RNA. 

Buccal cell sampling offers a viable alternative to blood collection, and together with the Isohelix range of Isolation and Stabilization kits, enables high yields of pure, intact DNA and RNA to be collected easily and quickly. Our swabs are suitable for both human and veterinary use. The swab design offers significant advantages in efficiency of cell collection with the unique swab matrix, which in combination with a quick release surface maximizes DNA and RNA yields. Swab batches are ethylene oxide treated and routinely tested for human contamination.

Each SK-1S buccal swab is packaged with a 5ml plastic collection tube and cap. After the sample is obtained, the swab is inserted in the tube and the shaft is broken off at the break point just above the swab head by gentle pressure at the score. The tube is then capped and ready to be transported to the lab for processing. SK-1S swabs are compatible with Isohelix Dri-Capsules for convenient sample stabilization.

Below is a demonstration of how to use SK-1S swabs, along with the stabilizing dri-capsules:

 

Features

  • Includes 5ml plastic collection tube
  • Unique swab matrix greatly improves DNA and RNA yields
  • Non-invasive alternative to blood collection
  • Suitable for both human and veterinary use; ideal for clinical trials and field sampling
  • Easy handling and fast sampling
  • Compatible capsules for stabilization are available
 

Applications

  • Buccal DNA and RNA sample collection
  • Research genotyping
  • Veterinary genotyping and diagnostics
  • Hereditary testing
  • Forensics
  • Population studies
 

Contents

  • SK-1S buccal swab with 5ml collection tube and cap x 100 

 

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