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What does FFPE stand for?

FFPE stands for Formalin-Fixed, Paraffin-Embedded (tissue)

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Biomarker validation analyses create surge in demand for formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded sample prep solutions MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of millions of formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) archive specimens available globally have piqued tremendous interest for biomarker validation studies, generating a surge in demand for FFPE sample prep solutions.
To be successful, immunofluorescence must be performed on fresh or frozen tissue (not on formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded material).