Application Note: ForensicGEM® Saliva: Validation of a Modified DNA Extraction Method by the Kansas City Police Department
11 February 2013

In This application note it is shown that the forensicGEM Saliva extraction kit from ZyGem is a reliable and rapid extraction method to obtain DNA from buccal swab reference samples. The method provides DNA highly suitable for PCR STR amplification using industry standard methods. The protocol is quick, largely hands-free and can allow the high throughput processing of samples manually or using automation workstations.