Shipping Guide for Proteomic Samples

The Basics

  • Shipping is handled as part of the online ordering process
  • When your order has been placed you are provided detailed shipping instructions specific to your order
  • When placing your order you may opt to:
    • self-ship using your own box and shipping label, or
    • get a pre-paid FedEx shipping label from us, and choose to:
      • –   request a shipping kit: we will send you a kit which contains everything you need (except dry ice) to ship your sample tubes
      • –   request a pre-paid shipping label only and use your own box
      • –   request a shipping label and provide your own FedEx account number to pay for the shipment, and use your own box
  • Then just follow the instructions provided with your order
  • Your order page is automatically updated with the latest tracking information about your sample shipment

Ship samples to

Bioproximity
Attn: Accessions
14153 B Robert Paris Ct.
Chantilly, VA 20151 USA
571-252-8218

Domestic Customers

we recommend FedEx Priority Overnight Service

International Customers

we recommend FedEx, DHL or World Courier

Sample specific requirements

Sample Type Minimum Amount Storage Shipping Comment
Affinity purification (AP) N/A -80 C Ship on dry ice Ship eluate
Animal tissue > 1000 cells -80 C Ship on dry ice
Antibodies 0.1 - 1 mg 4 C Ship cold Should be > 95% pure
Cell culture - adherent > 1000 cells -80 C Ship on dry ice Ship in lysis buffer
Cell culture - non-adherent > 1000 cells -80 C Ship on dry ice Ship pellet
Cell culture supernatant N/A -80 C Ship on dry ice Precipitate volumes > 10 mL
CSF 100 uL -80 C Ship on dry ice
Exosomes N/A -80 C Ship on dry ice Ship pellet
FFPE tissues > 1000 cells Ambient Ship ambient
Gel bands N/A 4 C Ship ambient Cover with 0.1% acetic acid
Immunoprecipitation (IP) N/A -80 C Ship on dry ice Ship magnetic beads - do not elute
Plasma/Serum 20 uL -80 C Ship on dry ice
Plant tissue > 1000 cells -80 C Ship on dry ice
Proximal fluids N/A -80 C Ship on dry ice Filter using 0.2 micron filter
Urine/Saliva 1 mL -80 C Ship on dry ice