To that end, technologies such as laser capture microdissection
, or LCM, may provide unparalleled access to the purified diseased human cells directly from tissue specimens.
Surgeries today are usually performed with a C[O.sub.2] laser and microdissection
. The procedures that have been advocated include (1) division of the aryepiglottic fold, (2) partial amputation of the epiglottis, (3) suture of the epiglottis to the base of the tongue (epiglottoplasty), (4) removal of redundant supra-arytenoid mucosa and the lateral borders of the epiglottis, and (5) removal of the cuneiform and corniculate cartilages and the surrounding mucosa.
"Arcturus' Laser Capture Microdissection
instruments and our new Paradise Reagent System for processing FFPE tissue samples provide researchers the ability to perform whole genome expression analysis on biopsy samples," said Thomas M.
by ultrasonication: Scanning electron microscopy study of the epithelial basal lamina of the alimentary canal in the rat.
Needles, designed for precision electrosurgery, can be used for cutting, dissection, and cautery.
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Intraluminal blunt microdissection
for angioplasty of coronary CTO.
When tissue sections or smears on slides are used, tumor enrichment can be achieved at 2 levels: microscopically via manual microdissection
or laser-capture microdissection
and submicroscopically at the DNA level.
The LMD6500 microdissection
system is suited for distinguishing between relevant and non-relevant cells and tissues.
The researchers analyzed the AMACR gene's abnormal expression patterns using a sophisticated laser-capture microdissection
technique to identify the key biological events that lead to colon cancer progression.
Topics include current and future trends, basic tools and techniques, automated DNA extraction techniques, real-time quantifiers, DNA typing analysis, applications in forensic casework, the X and Y chromosomes, mitochondrial analysis, laser microdissection
, statistical presentation, laboratory information systems for DNA analysis, protein profiling, and the use of magnetic resonance spectroscopy.