Upon arrival, the lyophilized protein may be stored for 2 weeks at 4°C. For long term storage, it is recommended to store desiccated below -20 °C in a manual defrost freezer. Following reconstitution, the protein may be stored for 2 weeks under sterile conditions at -20 °C. For long term storage, it is recommended to make appropriate aliquots and store at -80 °C. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.