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Tissue Sample Submission Guidelines

The submitted sample must be pre-fixed in either

      • 4% paraformaldehyde (PFA) at 4°C or
      • 10% neutral buffered formalin (NBF) at 4°C for 24 hours.
        • Samples prepared with fixatives other than 4% PFA or 10% NBF have not been validated or already determined to interfere with our protocol.

The tissue must be noted:

      • Perfused or not Perfused
      • This is necessary for imaging purposes.

All submitted samples should clearly labeled.

      • A list of all supplied samples is preferred to confirm receipt of all samples.

Samples should be shipped in a sealed container of either PBS or TBS solution.

      • Samples that will be stored for prolonged periods (>1 week) of time prior to shipment should be stored in PBS+NaN3 (0.01%) at 4°C.

Shipping Samples to ClearLight

  • Samples should be shipped in a sealed container, in either PBS or TBS solution.
  • Please clearly label all samples in your shipment.
  • Please include a detailed list of all the samples in your shipment, so that we can confirm we have received them all.
  • Please inform ClearLight Biotechnologies of the scheduled delivery and any additional delivery information including shipping carrier and tracking number.

Please address your shipment as follows:

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Shipping Tissue Samples to ClearLight Biotechnologies Services

Analysis can be performed for select biomarkers, please contact us to find out if your target of interest is one of them. Imaging is currently performed on select fields of view instead of the entire sample.

Submission Guidelines

Tissue Sample Requirements: