Frequent Asked Questions

How much sample should I send

  1. For Net Peptide Content of dry peptide, send a minimum of 1mg of material in sealed small vial.
  2. For liquid samples send a minimum of 20ug of material (i.e., 20ul of 1mg/ml solution), per analysis needed. Larger volumes are recommended.
  3. For larger dry samples, such as collagen, grasses, seeds, etc., send 1/2 gram of material if possible.

How should I ship my samples

Place small samples in microfuge or other small vial and seal cap with Parafilm.

For larger samples use larger tubes, vials or Ziploc bag.

If samples are dry, ship dry.

If samples need to be kept chilled, ship with cold packs.

If samples need to remain frozen, ship on dry ice.

Which carrier should I use for shipping

Ship via FedEx, UPS or other carrier of your choice. We do not recommend USPS, as they do not deliver to the door.

How will I get my results

Results will be sent by email, in Excel format.

Can I send samples for Saturday delivery

Typically no, but call ahead to verify that lab personnel will be here to receive package.

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