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What is the recommended DIY way of extracting and long term storing of human DNA samples to store at home and send for sequencing in years time? Considerations:

  • Sample material: cheek swab, hair, blood?
  • Extraction: which detergent, alcohol?
  • Storage: freezer? what temperature?

Any ideas?

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I'm not sure the source of the DNA (buccal swab, peripheral blood) matters since it will need to be extracted and purified for sequencing applications. Storage is probably best in -80 C for long-term storage (years, maybe decades?). –  leonardo Jul 3 '13 at 13:14
sorry for not understand your question before –  Đức UltraSoft Jul 3 '13 at 14:18

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