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Tube kit, for room temp preservation of DNA


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for molecular biology




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storage temp.

room temp

General description

SampleMatrix® by Biomatrica® is a proprietary core technology to stabilize and protect biological materials at room temperature without degradation. The SampleMatrix technology was designed by combining extremophile biology that enables long-term survival of organisms in extremely dry environments, with synthetic chemistry.

DNAstable® preserves DNA samples at room temperature. Each tube or plate contains DNAstable® as a coating at the bottom of the tube or well, which protects picogram to microgram amounts of RNA. This medium is completely dissolvable and ensures total sample recovery.

We are committed to bringing you Greener Alternative Products, which adhere to one or more of The 12 Principles of Greener Chemistry. This product was Designed for Energy Efficiency. To see how Stanford incorporated Biomatrica Technology and saved substantial amounts of energy, see their published study:

Biomatrica technology enables safe storage of biological material at room temperature.

Features and Benefits

  • Stabilize store and ship purified DNA at room temperature
  • Long-term stabilization, storage and shipment of DNA at room temperature
  • High yield DNA recovery and use without further purification
  • Compatible with most downstream applications, e.g., PCR, sequencing, and microarrays
  • Available in a variety of compact formats, e.g., tubes, multi-well plates & custom.
  • Cost-effective, eco-friendly solution to freezer crawl and lab space management


  • 25 Tubes DNAstable®
  • 1.5 mL flip-cap microfuge tube made of durable polypropylene
  • Barcode labeled for sample tracking
  • Quick Reference Protocol
  • Enclosed in resealable moisture-barrier foil pouch
  • 1 extra moisture-barrier pouch included

Legal Information

Biomatrica is a registered trademark of Biomatrica
DNAstable is a registered trademark of Biomatrica
SampleMatrix is a registered trademark of Biomatrica

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Certificate of Origin

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Jimmy Twin et al.
PloS one, 7(4), e35593-e35593 (2012-04-26)
Mycoplasma genitalium (MG) causes urethritis, cervicitis and pelvic inflammatory disease. The MG treatment failure rate using 1 g azithromycin at an Australian Sexual Health clinic in 2007-9 was 31% (95%CI 23-40%). We developed a rapid high resolution melt analysis (HRMA)
Christophe Frippiat et al.
Forensic science international. Genetics, 5(5), 386-392 (2010-09-15)
An issue in forensic sciences is the secure storage of extracted DNA. Most of the time, DNA is frozen at -20°C or -80°C. Recently, new room temperature DNA storage technologies have been developed based on anhydrobiosis. Two products use this
Pamela By Wong et al.
GigaScience, 1(1), 8-8 (2012-01-01)
The recent rise in speed and efficiency of new sequencing technologies have facilitated high-throughput sequencing, assembly and analyses of genomes, advancing ongoing efforts to analyze genetic sequences across major vertebrate groups. Standardized procedures in acquiring high quality DNA and RNA
Susanne E Howlett et al.
Forensic science international. Genetics, 8(1), 170-178 (2013-12-10)
Preserving DNA is important for validation of prospective and retrospective analyses, requiring many expensive types of equipment (e.g., freezers and back-up generators) and energy. While freezing is the most common method for storing extracted DNA evidence or well-characterized DNA samples
Natalia V Ivanova et al.
Molecular ecology resources, 13(5), 890-898 (2013-06-25)
The globalization of DNA barcoding will require core analytical facilities to develop cost-effective, efficient protocols for the shipment and archival storage of DNA extracts and PCR products. We evaluated three dry-state DNA stabilization systems: commercial Biomatrica(®) DNAstable(®) plates, home-made trehalose


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DNAstable® Protocol

DNAstable is a unique storage medium that preserves genomic DNA, plasmids, bacterial artificial chromosomes (BACs), PCR products and oligonucleotides at room temperature.

Escort™ III Transfection Reagent Protocol

The product bulletin providin detailed use protocol for easy DNA transfection.

Escort™ IV Transfection Reagent Protocol

Product manual provides detailed protocol for easy DNA transfection.

Restriction Enzyme Cloning Manual Buffer Recipes

TE Buffer; Elution Buffer; 10x Ligation Buffer; 0.5 M PIPES Buffer; Inoue Transformation Buffer

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