Fixation Of A Biological Material


The present invention relates to a method for the treatment of a biological material, comprising the steps i) providing a biological material, and ii) contacting the biological material with a first non-aqueous composition comprising: (a1) 10 to 90 vol.% methanol, and (a2) at least one additional additive, and (a3) optionally an acid. iii) transferring the biological material into a second composition (B) comprising up to 99 vol.% ethanol as well as to a new composition for preservation of a biological material usable in said method and the biological material resulting from this method, a method for the analysis of a treated biological material, various kits as well as the use of the composition in such a method.

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  • Publication: Sep 4, 2008
  • Application: Feb 27, 2008
    WO EP 2008052371 W
  • Priority: Feb 27, 2007
    EP EP 07003981 A

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