TABLE 1.

Commercial DNA extraction kits based on the solid-phase purification protocol

KitVendorMethod
Generation capture column kitGentra SystemsNon-silica-based column
NucliSens isolation kitOrganon TeknikaSilica particles
QIAmp DNA Mini KitQiagenSilica-based membrane-column
UltraClean blood spin kitMoBio LaboratoriesSilica-based membrane
MagPrep blood genomic DNA kitNovagenMagnetic silica particles
SNAP whole blood DNA kitInvitrogenSilica-based membrane-column
GFX genomic blood DNA purification kitAmershamGlass fiber matrix