Long-term Preservation of DNA

Ahlstrom-Munksjö GenSaverTM 2.0 collection cards are treated with a new-to-market proprietary chemistry intended to prevent environmentally induced degradation. Our cards allow long-term preservation of DNA from biological fluids stored at ambient temperature.

Customizable designs for Forensics and Biobanking markets

Ahlstrom-Munksjö GenSaverTM 2.0 and GenSaverTM Color 2.0 cards are designed for the collection, transport and storage at ambient temperature of DNA from biological fluids. The fiber-based material of these cards is made of pure absorbent fibers, impregnated with a proprietary chemical formulation intended to prevent environmentally induced degradation for long-term ambient preservation of DNA.

Ahlstrom-Munksjö is a global leader in fiber-based materials, supplying innovative and sustainable solutions to customers worldwide. Our offerings include decor paper, filter media, release liners, abrasive backings, nonwovens, electrotechnical paper, glass fiber materials, food packaging and labeling, tape, medical fiber materials and solutions for diagnostics. Combined annual net sales are about EUR 2.15 billion and we employ 6,000 people. The Ahlstrom-Munksjö share is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki and Stockholm. The company was formed on April 1, 2017 through the merger of Ahlstrom Corporation and Munksjö Oyj.

Long-term preservation of DNA:

  • The chemical treatment of our cards allows long-term ambient protection of DNA from dried matrix spots and improved qualitative and quantitative DNA recovery

ISO 18385 compliance:

  • Our cards are manufactured in accordance to the world’s first international standard for forensic consumables, minimizing the risk of human DNA contamination

High quality NGS data:

  • DNA preserved on our cards can be used even after 20 years of ambient storage to generate high quality next generation sequencing data

We meet your needs:

  • Our cards are customizable and can be tailored to fully accommodate your biological fluids sampling needs
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