Submit a Sample for Testing
Now Accepting Samples!
The TXCCR is now accepting samples for STR cell line and PDX DNA authentication as well as cell line mycoplasma bacteria screenings. Submissions are limited to material that has been provided either through cogcell.org and/or txccr.org. Please see below for testing details and visit www.TXCCR.org to fill out the submission form.
Basic STR DNA authentication is $30.00 per sample and includes:
- STR Testing - DNA extraction, quantification, amplification and fragment separation. STR profile determination (9 STR loci, 1 gender locus)
- Data analysis - Comparison of profile to another sample or an archived database entry.
- Report - Email notification to contributor of match/no match. Comments regarding allele drop-out, drop-in, and peak imbalance, upon request. Certificate of Analysis that includes STR profile and comparison result upon request.
Result reporting within 3-5 weeks of sample receipt (may take up to 8 weeks depending on sample backlog). All sample(s) submitted will be consumed during testing.
Basic Mycoplasma supernatant assay is $15.00 per sample and includes:
- Testing - Rapid screening of cell supernatant to detect up to 44 mollicute species of mycoplasma.
- Reporting - Email notification of positive or negative result in relation to controls. Intended for general routine testing and no official of certification of analysis will be provided.
Result reporting within 1-2 weeks of sample receipt. All sample(s) submitted will be consumed during testing.