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    Custom Lyophilization of biological samples

    Lyophilization of biological samples

    1. Send the biological sample to Biorbyt (10 samples up to 1ml);
    2. Biorbyt will freeze-dry the sample within 48 hrs and return the lyophilized product;
    3. Store the product long-term or ship at room temperature.

    Biological research relies on reagents such as proteins, peptides, or DNA to carry out experiments. Researchers often require storing samples for a prolonged period. Storing a protein, for example, in a buffered solution is possible but might lead to degradation in the long term. One possible solution to this problem is freeze-drying or lyophilization. The sample is frozen at a temperature below -40 degrees. This is followed by the application of a vacuum at a specific temperature for sublimation to occur, evaporating the water in the frozen sample. This leaves behind a powdery sample which can be stored long-term or shipped at room temperature to other collaborating labs.