4-(hydroxymeruri)benzoic acid (PHMB) is used to inhibit cystein-protease and acts as a reversible thiol-specific blocker. While blocking the Acylated Ghrelin degradation, it allows the AcetylCholine Esterase AChE ™ used in SPI-Bio EIA kits to work norm...More
|Stability||Store at RT; shelf life 2 years maximum after production|
PHMB sampling tubes are ready to use. Just collect your samples in classical blood collection tubes, then transfer 1 mL of sample per tube.
Can also be used to store samples after collection on a classical blood sampling tubes and transfer.
These tubes are not intended to be used to directly collect blood.
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