Question (36138) | Anti-Cytochrome C antibody [7H8.2C12] (ab13575)

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Hi,

Approximately how many freeze thaw cycles are we limited to?

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Answer

The damage caused by freeze/thaw cycles can vary from antibody to antibody. We do not have any specific information in regards to this antibody but we have found in general that these cycles should be restricted to 2-3 cycles in order to maintain the activity. If you are aliquotting the antibody at -20°C or -80°C you can always take out an aliquot and once you have used what you need, store the remainder at 4°C for 1-2 weeks.


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