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PrimeStore® MTM

Longhorn Vaccines and Diagnostics

PrimeStore MTM is intended for the stabilization, transportation and inactivation of infectious unprocessed nasal washes suspected of containing COVID-19 RNA from human samples.

The PrimeStore MTM device consists of a storage tube with an O-ring and lip seal containing 1.5 mL of the stabilization solution. These components are intended to inactivate viruses and microbials, lyse cells, disrupt/lyse lipid membranes, denatures proteins, inactivates enzymes, and stabilize RNA and DNA. The transport device is designed for storage of specimens between 2-25 °C.

The media contains the following reagents:

  • Guanidine thiocyanate
  • TCEP x Sodium Citrate
  • N-Lauroylsarcosine sodium (NLS)
  • Antifoam A, TRIS
  • EDTA
  • Ethanol (molecular grade)
  • HCl
  • Nuclease-free water


PrimeStore® MTM is compatible with a wide range of spin column and bead based extraction systems providing high quality RNA, DNA, mRNA for molecular analysis.

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