Considering tissue sample and tube size for safe preservation

A common belief is that the bigger the tissue sample the better, however it does depend on the end-use. For example for -omics research, it does not matter whether the tissue morphology is destroyed. However, storing a large piece of tissue for -omics applications is wasteful considering the high Dollar/research value of the specimen and … Continue reading Considering tissue sample and tube size for safe preservation

Standardization in fresh frozen tissue banking

Currently, sample collection, handling and storage procedures in a fluid-based biobank can be easily standardized and automated. The samples can be collected almost everywhere and there is no need for a specialist doing the sample handling. The sample comes in a single form (i.e. fluid), so these biobanks can make use of standard and organized … Continue reading Standardization in fresh frozen tissue banking