MPI Researchers Explore FFPE Tumor Sequencing; Begin to Analyze Samples from Clinical Trials | GenomeWeb

Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics in Berlin have shown that they can use next-generation sequencing to analyze DNA from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded samples stored for as long as 18 years, and that they can detect several types of genetic variation, including copy number alterations and certain SNPs, in FFPE tumor samples.

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