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Do's and Dont's of Sample Collection

Last Updated: Oct 25, 2017 03:59PM CDT

We make it easy by providing you with everything you need to collect and send your samples.  For the best results, here are some important do’s and dont's to know before you collect your genotyping samples.  Transnetyx is here to help you with your project.

Sample Types
  • DO follow sample size guidelines for your sample type – Click here to learn more
  • DO use a separate well plate when sending embryos 
  • DO read the procedures for sending embryos or other organs
  • DON’T send too much sample
  • DON’T EVER Send Plasmids

Sample Collection Procedures
  • DO thoroughly clean instrument between samples
  • DO load the well plate vertically (not horizontally)
  • DO seal the plate completely AFTER collecting the samples with the provided cap mat 
  • DO write down the barcode of your well plate before sending
  • DON’T add water or liquid to the wells
  • DON’T use sporicide to clean the surfaces or instruments used in biopsying
  • DON’T cut the provided rubber cap mat
  • DON’T send in your well plate map (keep this to place your order on-line)

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Do let us know if you have made any errors and if you have any questions, please ask!


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