Ovarian Cancer pp 223-228 | Cite as

Interphase Cytogenetics in Paraffin-Embedded Ovarian Tissue

  • Susann Neubauer
  • Thomas Liehr
Part of the Methods in Molecular Medicine™ book series (MIMM, volume 39)


Interphase cytogenetics using formalin-fixed/paraffin-embedded tissue is now a well-established technique, which renders it possible to obtain “cytogenetic information” from interphase nuclei of solid tumors (1,2, for ovarian cancer, e.g., 3-8). It is the only tool to investigate specific numerical chromosomal aberrations (3-7), amplification


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Susann Neubauer
    • 1
  • Thomas Liehr
    • 2
  1. 1.Klinik und Poliklinik für StrahlentherapieUniversitätsstrErlangenGermany
  2. 2.Institut für HumangenetikJenaGermany

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