FAQ - BLOOD PRODUCTS
We can ship products on dry ice (-80° C), cold packs (2- 8° C), or at ambient temperature (25°C); depending on your specifications.
We can provide matrices from individual donors or animals, multiple pooled lots, or large pools. The number of individuals in each pool can also be specified.
We can aliquot all matrices into any volume. Samples can be boxed as panels upon request, so that each box contains an aliquot from all donors from your project.
Large volumes are provided in bottles and centrifuge tubes, while smaller volumes can be provided in microcentrifuge tubes, cryovials, or assay plates.
A standard 0.2u filtration is offered for all products. Additional membrane sizes are also available.
Both blood and plasma samples can be collected with the anticoagulant of your choice and the use of specific vacutainers can be requested.
Yes, we can review your protocol and work with our laboratory team to customize the collection and processing of your samples.
Yes, we can provide representative samples from pools or individual donors while holding additional volume on reserve.
Yes, we can collect multiple matrices or anticoagulant types from a single donor or animal.
Yes, we can collect samples from the same donor or animal at multiple time points. Animals can be reserved for extended use for specific studies.
Processing options include:
- Charcoal Stripping
- Hemolysis Controls
- Lipemia Controls
- Isolated Blood Cells
- Tissue Homogenization
- Complement Preserved
- Heat Inactivation
- IgG stripping
- Platelet Concentration
- Platelet Removal
- DNA and RNA extraction