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Gentegra Llc and GenVault | Date: 2010-04-13

Dry state room temperature storage and transport equipment for scientific and laboratory use, namely, tubes and plates for storage and transport of nucleic acids and protein-containing biosamples.


Trademark
Gentegra Llc and GenVault | Date: 2010-03-09

Chemical solutions and preparations, namely, ready to use aliquots of chemical compounds for storing purified nucleic acids in the dry state at room temperature; Chemical solutions and preparations, namely, water soluble compounds for storing purified nucleic acids in the dry state at room temperature.


The invention provides methods for storage of biomolecules. The biomolecules are stored via absorption to a substrate. Absorbed biomolecules can be eluted or recovered from the substrate at a future time, and optionally be subjected to a subsequent analysis or application. Biomolecules absorbed to a substrate for storage may also optionally be preserved, i.e., the absorbed biomolecule is resistant to or resists degradation. The invention furthermore provides a method of eluting a biomolecule absorbed to a substrate.


The present invention provides compositions useful for biomolecule storage comprising a water soluble inorganic compound, a stabilizer, or a combination thereof. The present invention also provides methods of using the compositions of the invention to store biomolecules in the dry state and in solution, as well as sample carriers and kits comprising compositions of the invention.


Patent
GenVault | Date: 2011-04-12

The present application relates to methods for increasing stability of formalin fixed, optionally paraffin embedded biological material. In one example, DNAse inhibitors and/or RNAse inhibitors are combined with the biological material or formalin at the time of fixation or shortly prior.


Patent
GenVault | Date: 2011-04-06

The present invention provides compositions and methods that enable the stabilization and storage of samples by contacting a sample with an assembly of particles, and reducing the water activity level of the contacted sample. By reducing the water activity level of the sample, the assembly of particles minimizes the degradation of the sample. Stabilizers may or may not be added to the assembly of particles to further minimize the degradation of the sample. Subsequently to storage in the assembly of particles, the samples are recoverable by eluting the assembly of particles with a fluid solution. In one embodiment, the entire assembly of particles will dissolve into the solution. In another embodiment, only part of the assembly of particles will dissolve into the solution. The assembly of particles provides the advantage that while it is porous, it comprises non-porous particulate material.


Patent
GenVault | Date: 2010-03-25

A sample carrier generally comprises a sample node and an identifier co-located with the sample node. A sample node may be operative to carry a discrete sample, while an identifier may be operative to provide information associated with the sample carried by the sample node. Embodiments of a sample carrier may comprise a plurality of sample nodes supported in a predetermined spatial relationship relative to a respective sample container such as a respective well of a multi-well plate. A system and method of transferring specimens to a sample carrier include contacting a sample node to the specimen and encoding information associated with the specimen on the identifier. Various alternatives are disclosed wherein the specimen is solid, gaseous, and liquid in form.


Patent
GenVault | Date: 2013-04-03

The invention provides a composition useful for biomolecule storage comprising a population of nanoparticles. It also provides methods of storing a biomolecule and containers comprising the composition.


Patent
GenVault | Date: 2010-02-01

The present invention provides compositions and methods for efficient recovery of nucleic acids, in particular DNA, from storage media. The present invention provides a method for using an alkaline elution buffer and mechanical agitation to elute nucleic acids from dried samples on storage media at room temperature. In particular, the present invention provides a method for room temperature recovery of DNA, including double stranded DNA (dsDNA) and single stranded (ssDNA), from storage media. The eluted DNA is suitable for numerous downstream applications


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