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Dna Genotek Inc. | Date: 2012-06-28

The present invention provides a container system for releasably storing a substance. The container system includes a vial having a sample storage chamber and a piercing member for piercing a membrane in the lid, which membrane seals a substance within a reservoir in the lid until the membrane is pierced by the piercing member. The container system optionally includes a funnel. There is also provided a method and kit for use of such a container system.


Patent
Dna Genotek Inc. | Date: 2015-08-20

The present invention provides a container system for releasably storing a substance. The container system includes a vial having a sample storage chamber and a piercing member for piercing is membrane in the lid, which membrane seals a substance within a reservoir in the lid until the membrane is pierced by the piercing member. The container system optionally includes a funnel. There is also provided a method and kit for use of such a container system.


Patent
Dna Genotek Inc. | Date: 2011-03-25

A sample collection tool comprises a collection end configured for collecting a sample. Optionally, the sample is collected from within a body cavity of an animal without causing significant discomfort or injury to the animal. A first handle portion has a first end connected to the collection end and a second end. A second handle portion is connected to the second end of the first handle portion by a breakable connection. The second end of the first handle portion has at least one winglet. The at least one winglet is compliant in a preferential direction. The breakable connection is ruptured at least in part when the at least one winglet is forced in the preferential direction.


Patent
DNA Genotek Inc. | Date: 2010-05-14

A closure for a container has a closure body having a first cylindrical portion and a second cylindrical portion opposite the first portion. The closure also has a connector disposed in at least one of the first and second portions. The connector is adapted to connect one of a sample collection device and an applicator to the closure. A containing apparatus including the closure, a container, and optionally one of a sample collection device and an applicator is also disclosed. A method of using the containing apparatus is also disclosed.


The present invention provides an aqueous composition comprising SDS, Cyclohexanediamine tetraacetate, Tris-HCl and proteinase K for the extraction of nucleic acid from a sample of bodily fluid, such a saliva, wherein the extracted nucleic acid is stable for at least fourteen days at room temperature The composition permits direct use of the extracted and stored DNA in an amplification reaction without further processing.

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