DNA extraction from formalin-fixed material

Riccardo Fodde fodde at ruly46
Thu Apr 28 08:33:58 EST 1994


Hi everyone, we have got a small technical problem: we have received some 
tumor samples fixed in formalin and subsequently stored in 70% EtOH (N.B. they 
have NOT been embedded in paraffin). We would like to isolate DNA from these 
samples. Does anyone have a good protocol?

Thanks in advance!!

Rob van der Luijt, Riccardo Fodde
Dept Human Genetics, Leiden, The Netherlands
fodde at ruly46.leidenuniv.nl



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