ChargeSwitch® gDNA Buccal Cell Kit This product, and/or its packaging, incorporates one or more environmental/green features. Click on this icon to learn more.

Catalog number: CS11021

Invitrogen™  Related applications: DNA Extraction

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Sample size 1 buccal swab; Typical performance up to 6 µg

• Maximum yield sensitivity
• Rapid single-tube protocol, suitable for automation
• High quality DNA for downstream Single Tandem Repeat (STR) analysis

The ChargeSwitch® gDNA Buccal Cell Kit maximizes the yield of high quality genomic DNA from buccal samples for rapid buccal swab processing. This kit includes all the necessary reagents for the number of preps listed and requires the use of a magnetic accessory. Please see the Accessories Chapter (Chapter 6) to select the best magnetic accessory for your needs.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Sample Type (General): Buccal Samples
Isolation Technology: ChargeSwitch® Chemistry
Downstream Application: PCR, Forensic Testing
High Throughput Compatibility: High Throughput-Compatible
Product Size: 50 preps
Green Features: Less hazardous, Less waste, Fewer resources used
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature

Contents & storage

All components of the ChargeSwitch® gDNA Buccal Cell Kits are shipped at room temperature. Upon receipt, store the Proteinase K at 4“C. Store all other components at room temperature. All components are guaranteed stable for 6 months, if stored properly.


ChargeSwitch® Lysis Buffer (L11)
ChargeSwitch® Magnetic Beads
Proteinase K (20 mg/ml in 50 mM Tris-HCl, pH 8.5, 5 mM CaCl2, 50% glycerol)
ChargeSwitch® Purification Buffer (N6)
ChargeSwitch® Wash Buffer (W12)
ChargeSwitch® Elution Buffer (E5; 10 mM Tris-HCl, pH 8.5)


Manuals & protocols