Tube Polypropylene: A Neglected Critical Parameter for Protein Adsorption during Biospecimen Storage

Olga A. Kofanova, Kathleen Mommaerts, Fay Betsou*

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Abstract

This biospecimen research case study illustrates the importance of a neglected pre-analytical factor, the polypropylene type of storage tubes. We measured amyloid β1-42 peptide and showed that a non-irradiated, homopolymer type of polypropylene has the lowest adsorption properties.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)296-298
Number of pages3
JournalBiopreservation and Biobanking
Volume13
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2015

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