How well is DNA integrity preserved in PAXgene Tissue fixed, paraffin-embedded (PFPE) tissue?
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In contrast to DNA isolated from formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue, DNA from PFPE tissue exhibits high molecular weight. In most cases, a distinct 10 kb band is observed in electrophoretically separated DNA eluates. For an example, see Figure 2 in the Technical Note Quantitative analysis of KRAS and BRAF mutational status in DNA from PAXgene Tissue fixed, paraffin-embedded (PFPE) tissue using Pyrosequencing technology under the Product Resources tab.