Buccal cells are one of the most common sample types used to obtain genetic information. Buccal cells are collected by swabbing the inside of a person’s cheek. The cells contained on the swab are then lysed, releasing genomic DNA that can be purified and analyzed.
As with blood samples, buccal swabs have become a standard sample type for genotyping applications in the field of pharmacogenomics. The emergence of pharmacogenomic centers of excellence has resulted in an increasing need for purification of high-quality genomic DNA from buccal swabs. We offer kits optimized for the recovery of DNA from these informative samples.
Which Genomic DNA Extraction From Buccal Swabs Kit is right for you?
|Fast isolation of gDNA||High-yield, high-purity gDNA in a plate format||Rapid and automated extraction of DNA, recommended for PGx|
|Order now||Order now||Order now|
|PureLink™ Genomic DNA Mini Kit||PureLink™ Pro 96 Genomic DNA Purification Kit||MagMAX™-96 DNA Multi-Sample Kit|
|No. of swabs||1 swab||1 swab||1 swab|
|Yield||Up to 6 µg||Up to 6 µg||2-12 µg|
|Isolation method||Silica membrane||Filter plate||Magnetic beads|
|Compatible applications||Cloning, qPCR, sequencing, genotyping||Cloning, qPCR, sequencing, genotyping||Cloning, qPCR, sequencing, genotyping|
|Prep time||15 min||35 min||1 hr|
|Prep size||50, 250 preps||4 x 96 preps||50, 96, 500, 2500 preps|
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