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Long-term storage of antisera

Lars Hesse larsh at sun0.urz.uni-heidelberg.de
Mon Dec 4 05:14:32 EST 1995


In article <Pine.A32.3.91.951201171512.71263A-100000 at spider.usp.br>,
fgdnobre at usp.br (Francisco G da Nobrega ib - bio 7588) wrote:

> Dear netters:
> 
> I would like to hear from the experienced (!!) how to store for long=20
> periods of time precious antisera or expensive monoclonal antibodies.
> Just aliquot and keep at -80oC? Add some protective agent (10-20%=20
> glycerol) and freeze away or what?
> Thanks for the feedback!

We usually aliquot the sera and store it at -20°C. Without any protective.
We still use sera wich where stored years ago.

Hope it helps
Lars



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