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Easy to Use Isolation Kits Designed Exclusively for Extracting DNA & RNA from Saliva and Buccal Swab Samples
Many other kits require you to supply your own alcohol at an additional cost. Isohelix kits, like GSPN and BPP, include everything you need to perform your extraction process straight out of the box.
A lot of kits use highly toxic materials such as phenol and chloroform or guanidine salts which are considered hazardous and will ruin sample purity if extraction isn’t performed correctly. Isohelix kits are completely non-hazardous and non-toxic and don’t use any harmful chemicals.
Most kits are generalized towards blood, tissue or cell culture. Our kits are designed from the ground up to work with saliva and buccal swab samples, providing better and more consistent results.
Our buffers are non-toxic, meaning they can be disposed down the sink safely unlike other harmful chemicals. We also ensure to use recyclable materials in our kits such as paper, cardboard and recyclable plastics.