Lyophilization as a method to store samples of whole blood

E. P. Weisberg, R. Giorda, M. Trucco, V. Lampasona

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Abstract

We have investigated the feasibility of using lyophilization as a method of preserving whole blood samples for HLA class II molecular typing. Genomic DNA extracted from lyophilized blood appears similar in size to that extracted from fresh or frozen blood and is suitable for both PCR amplification and Southern blot analysis.

Original languageEnglish
JournalBioTechniques
Volume15
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Clinical Biochemistry

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