Tube polypropylene: A neglected critical parameter for protein adsorption during biospecimen storage.

  • Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg
August 01, 2015 By:
  • Kofanova OA
  • Mommaerts K
  • Betsou F.

This biospecimen research case study illustrates the importance of a neglected pre-analytical factor, the polypropylene type of storage tubes. We measured amyloid beta1-42 peptide and showed that a non-irradiated, homopolymer type of polypropylene has the lowest adsorption properties.

2015 Aug. Biopreserv Biobank.13(4):296-8. Epub 2015 Jul 17.
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