DNA Extraction Service

Source BioScience offers a high-quality DNA extraction service, using a range of commercially available kits in addition to a Chemagic MSM1 robot that utilises magnetic bead technology.

Our high-throughput technology enables us to offer great value for money, whilst ensuring reliable and consistent quality of DNA.

We also offer an RNA extraction service.


We routinely offer the following:

1) DNA extraction from the following sources:

  • 2ml or 10ml whole blood
  • Saliva
  • FTA paper
  • Buccal swabs
  • Mammalian cell lines/primary cells (cell pellets)
  • Plant and animal tiissue
  • FFPE tissue
  • Bacteria

We can also extract nucleic acid from a variety of other sources - contact us for more information.

2) Quantitation of DNA by the PicoGreen assay / Spectrophotometry

For more information, visit DNA Extraction FAQs.


The extracted DNA is suitable for a range of downstream applications including:

Why Source BioScience?
  • Quality: We are committed to providing the highest quality service, ensuring reproducibility of results.
  • Turnaround time: Turnaround time is typically less than 15 days dependent on the number of samples ordered
  • Pricing: Our high-throughput technology enables us to offer great value for money.
  • Whole workflow: We can assist with storage of you samples after extraction and offer a range of additional genomic services.
  • Personal touch: We work with each customer to ensure optimisation of experimental design, and we are happy to discuss and interpret the results with you.