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What does PET stand for?

PET stands for Paraffin-Embedded Tissue

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In addition, our institute provides newly established molecular biologic methods (PCR) enabling not only an exact differentiation between liver cancer or metastases and AE but also species-specific diagnosis based on native material from operations on AE patients and on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue (12).
1) We selected the novel secretory PLUNC protein for immunohistochemical analysis in paraffin-embedded tissue samples to validate the differential expression among nasal polyps, chronic sinusitis, and normal nasal mucosal tissue, and to observe the localization of its expression in tissues and cells.
In sections on tissue processing, staining techniques, and imaging techniques, they discuss an optimized RNA extraction method from archival formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue, double immuno-histochemistry with horseradish peroxide and alkaline phosphate detection systems, duplex in-situ hybridization in the study of the gene co-regulation in the vertebrate brain, using confocal microscopy for three-dimensional imaging of neurons in the spinal cord, software-based stacking techniques to enhance depth of field and dynamic range in digital photomicrography, and other topics.