MesobanK collects fresh mesothelioma tumour samples, stored for 24 hours in RNALater and then frozen at -80 degrees. Matched aliquots of DNA are available on request.
Blood and pleural fluid samples from patients with proven mesothelioma are also stored in aliquots as serum, plasma and buffy coat at -80 degrees.
All samples are available with a clinical data set and are shipped using a direct courier from our central biorepository in Hertfordshire.
Sections from the 1000 patient TMA are available on request.
Data sheets for cell lines 3T, 7T, 8T,12T, 14T, 23T, 29T, 33T and 53T are available by clicking on the corresponding number on the spreadsheet.
To make an application for human tissue samples of blood, pleural fluid or tumour please download the document here
To make an application for cell lines, please download the document here
A Material Transfer Agreement must be signed prior to a supply of tissue commencing. Please download the document here