DNA extraction from formalin fixed tissues

2 posts / 0 new
Last post
ameybendre
ameybendre's picture
DNA extraction from formalin fixed tissues

HI,
i have to extract DNA from a Human brain tissue 10 months old and  which is in formalin.is thr a specific tissue preparation step before extraction of DNA from  such kind of tissues ?or are there any specific steps for the extraction.Pls help me.

thanx in advance.

Biju
Biju's picture
Hi ameybendre

Hi ameybendre
One way is to make parraffin sections, and process using commercial kits like from Qiagen.
Biju Joseph