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Outsourcing DNA & RNA Extraction: 4 Reasons to Work with an Expert

Looking to outsource your DNA & RNA extraction? In this article, we explore the biggest benefits for outsourcing this critical function to an expert nucleic acid extraction lab. There are many reasons labs choose to outsource DNA extraction. A sudden increase in demand for their services. A lack of internal expertise or automation resources to…

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An Overview of Equipment Needed for Effective DNA Extraction

Isolating DNA or RNA from various sample types is a fundamental step in research applications. As your lab grows and your projects and scope change, it’s important to stay well-equipped. This article covers the basics your lab needs to perform high-quality DNA and RNA extractions from the most common sample types. If you’re looking to…

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Extracting Nucleic Acid in Your Lab: An Overview of What to Expect

There are many options for extracting nucleic acid in your lab. Between manual workflows, automated workflows, sample types and instrumentation, the resulting mix of options, benefits, and potential pitfalls can be a lot to sort through. We’re here to help. In this article, we give a brief overview of what your lab needs to reliably…

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5 Critical Considerations for DNA Extraction Projects

You’ve secured funding. You have lab space. Now, your research starts. Likely, one of your first steps will be collecting samples and extracting viable DNA for your downstream processes. Before you do, here are 5 things to consider. DNA extraction is a crucial first step necessary for many downstream applications. In this article, we cover…

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Saliva DNA Extraction: Easy 7-Step Guide (+ Tips for Higher Yields)

Saliva is becoming one of the more popular sample types for high-quality DNA extraction. In this article, we explore the merits of saliva as a source for DNA, the steps for extracting DNA from saliva as well as a few tips to ensure you get the best results. Let’s dig in. The sample type you…

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Extracting DNA from Large Volume Whole Blood Samples: A Brief Overview

Whole blood is one of the most common, minimally invasive sources for extracting high-quality DNA. In this article, we explore the merits of blood as a source for DNA, the methods for extracting DNA from large volume blood, and tips for getting the best results. Why Choose Blood over Saliva for DNA Extraction Whether you…