State College, PA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013
Salivary bioscience is emerging as a scientific field which is centered in the space between multiple disciplines. The number of analytes that can be measured in saliva is increasing rapidly. As measurement capabilities advance, more information can be gained from samples that are archived. Archiving saliva samples using the right tools is essential for investigators to take advantage of these future advances. Sample integrity must be preserved and sample inventories maintained so specimens are viable and can be tracked. Part of this process involves storing samples in ways that allow them to be located and retrieved with ease. SalivaBio and Salimetrics recognize that what happens to the samples between the time they are collected in the field and the time they are assayed on the bench can have a major influence on the quality of assay results. Both companies have teamed up to bring a series of new products to market to enable investigators to improve the quality of their work. These high quality saliva storage boxes represent the right way to "love your samples" --- the next discovery you make may come from the samples in your freezer.
Building on its mission to provide innovative tools for better saliva collection, Salimetrics now offers the new SalivaBio LLC 2" Cryostorage Box designed to promote better sample organization and storage. The new SalivaBio box features key advantages over a traditional cryostorage box: a water-resistant laminated cover extends the lifetime of the box by reducing wear that can occur over several freeze-thaw cycles; a rigid 81-cell plastic grid will not bend or crush easing sample placement and removal; and integrated grid-lines simplify sample identification on the box that makes it easy to find and replace samples. The new box also features an attached, hinged lid, to minimize bench-space and keep samples organized.
The new 2" Cryostorage Box is available through Salimetrics’ website under collection supplies. Now, when the field advances, researchers will be ready to embrace multiple generations of new salivary immunoassays with their sample archives. “With each new product, we’re proving to researchers that quality has a big impact on the power of your study and Salimetrics is continually performing at the top-level of quality with superior products,” says Hans Schroeder, Salimetrics CEO. “You can only be as good as your tools enable.”
About Salimetrics and SalivaBio:
Founded in 1998 by Douglas A. Granger, Ph.D., Salimetrics, LLC supports researchers, the immunodiagnostic industry and functional testing laboratories around the world with innovative salivary immunoassay products and laboratory services. Salimetrics’ assay kits and CLIA-certified testing services are used to measure salivary analytes related to stress, behavior and development, inflammation, sleep, reproduction, health and immune function, including alpha-amylase, androstenedione, blood contamination, chromogranin A, cortisol, cotinine, C-reactive protein, DHEA, DHEA-S, estradiol, estriol, estrone, IL-1b, IL-6, melatonin, NGF, progesterone, 17α-hydroxyprogesterone, secretory IgA, testosterone, and TNF-a. Salimetrics also provides salivary DNA analysis. SalivaBio, LLC, a Salimetrics company, was founded in 2010 by Douglas A. Granger, Ph.D., and Mr. Hans Schroeder.
SalivaBio supports researchers and clinicians around the world with innovative solutions for saliva collection, handling, and storage. The company’s manufacturing facilities are in State College, Pennsylvania; their technology center is in Carlsbad, California; and they have offices in the UK and distributors around the world. For more information, visit Salimetrics on the web at http://www.salimetrics.com.