Blog: Considering tissue sample and tube size for safe preservation
A common belief is that the bigger the tissue sample the better, however it does depend on the end-use. For example for -omics research, it does not matter whether the tissue morphology is destroyed. However, storing a large piece of tissue for -omics applications is wasteful considering the high Dollar/research value of the specimen and tissue degradation that occurs at partial thaw of the sample to acquire a subsample from a larger piece.
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