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DNA Extraction from Paraffin Embedded Material for Genetic and Epigenetic Analyses
 

DNA Extraction from Paraffin Embedded Material for Genetic and Epigenetic Analyses

Article doi: 10.3791/2763
March 26th, 2011

Summary March 26th, 2011

This video demonstrates the protocol for DNA extraction from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded material. This is a multi-day procedure in which tissue sections are deparaffinized with xylene, rehydrated with ethanol and treated with proteinase K to purify and isolate DNA for subsequent gene-specific or genome-wide analysis.

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