Efficient and Cost-Effective Extraction of Genomic DNA From Formalin-Fixed and Paraffin-Embedded Tissues

  title={Efficient and Cost-Effective Extraction of Genomic DNA From Formalin-Fixed and Paraffin-Embedded Tissues},
  author={Alexander Th. A. Weiss and N M Delcour and Anja Meyer and Robert Klopfleisch},
  journal={Veterinary Pathology},
  pages={834 - 838}
Diagnostic and investigative molecular pathology frequently has to resort to extraction of DNA from formalin-fixed and paraffin-embedded tissue samples. Although many different protocols are reported for this type of material, extraction of sufficient amounts of intact DNA is still challenging. Here, the authors report a reproducible, simple, cost-effective, and efficient protocol that yields up to 140 μg of DNA from approximately 10 to 15 mg of formalin-fixed and paraffin-embedded tissue… 

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