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Sample collection protocols

Preparing and sending samples can be taken in two ways:

1) You can use ultrasonic cleaning method to extract the initial sample, submit Sample Form and send the sample to the laboratory. For detailed information about sample preparations, see Pretreatment Protocols.

Required weight for the soil sample is 10-100g

Required volume for the liquid sample is 30-200ml

Samples should be sealed in non-plant material and the non-frangible containers, such as a capped plastic test tube. Please contact the laboratory before sending the samples via e-mail or telephone.

Shipping Address:

Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Xizhimen Wai Street No.142, Beijing

Zip Code:100044   To: Guan Ying   010-88363081

2) Laboratory personnel undertakes the work of sampling directly from the sites.