Improved detection of apoptotic cells using a modified in situ TUNEL technique.

We are in the process of assessing the response of cancer tissues to chemotherapy, evaluating, among other points, the proportion of cancer cells undergoing apoptosis. However, the apoptotic index obtained with the original TUNEL technique was lower than that obtained by evaluation of apoptosis on H&E-stained sections. Here we describe a small modification… CONTINUE READING