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eDNA Filters

Get better results with our preloaded inline filters for eDNA sampling.

Beta Test Filter Packs Now Available
Self-preserving eDNA Filter Housing

Reduced Chance of Sample Contamination

Alternate sampling methods require removal of the filter in the field for preservation. Any handling method will increase the chance of contamination. With the self-preserving filter housing, the filter is never handled until safely back in the laboratory giving you increased confidence in your research.

Higher DNA Yields

Research demonstrated almost twice the yield of DNA per liter when using self-preserving filter housings compared to the standard methods using ethanol. Easier to use and improved science!

No More Ethanol

Preparing to go in the field is time consuming. With the self-preserving filter housing, you no longer need to prepare vials of ethanol for the field. Not to mention, you just lightened your load by leaving the ethanol behind.

Additional benefits

  • Reduced waste
  • Biodegradable
  • Reduced field time

Learn more about this exciting development in the latest issue of Methods in Ecology and Evolution.

Interested in trying them for yourself?

We are looking for customers interested in beta testing the new filter housing. Contact us for more information.

Single Use eDNA Filter Packs

  • Preloaded and individually packaged (reduces chance of sample contamination)
  • Engineered to create higher DNA yield per liter of water
  • Packet containins a preloaded inline filter, forceps, and tubing extension

Typical eDNA filtering utilizes gravity and/or a uniform cylinder shape. Both of these design flaws contribute to increased clogging of the filter with sediment and non-target particulates. The specially engineered cone on our eDNA filter housing optimizes the capture of cellular material and reduces the capture of unwanted materials.

Compatible with eDNA Sampler Backpack or your own sampling system.

Available in 1-micron and 5-micron filter sizes.