For certain marketing authorization applications, the use of human tissues is deemed essential. Please see the FDA guidance as an example (Specificity of IHC’s).

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Tissue and Organ Sample Types:

We can assist by providing the following, either fresh, frozen or in 10% NBF from our post mortem partners, or FFPE, frozen (and sometimes fresh), where available, from our clinical partners.




Central Nervous System: 

Brain (also spine)



Heart (also blood vessels)


Endocrine: ovary vertical

  • Adrenal 
  • Ovary
  • Pancreas 
  • Parathyroid
  • Pituitary 
  • Testis
  • Thyroid 



  • Esophagus
  • Stomach 
  • Small intestine (Ileum, jejunum / duodenum)
  • Colon
  • Liver 
  • Salivary Glandliver vertical left



  • Kidney
  • Prostate
  • Uterus
  • Cervix



  • Spleen
  • Tonsil
  • Thymus
  • Bone marrow


Mesothelial cells:

We can provide whole samples from the chest wall, abdominal wall, pericardium, gastrointestinal organs, heart and lungs for you to extract the cells of interest.



Skeletal muscle (also bones)


Peripheral Nerves



Lung (bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, etc.)



Skin is available (post mortem) from any area, full thickness & including subcutaneous fat, if desired, or clinically as frozen pieces removed during abdominal hernia-type operations.



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