Table 1

DNA data according to sample type, cavitronic ultrasonic surgical aspiration (CUSA) or formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) sections
Brain tumors Specimen type 260/280 Absorbance (nm) DNA yield per specimen (μg)
GBM1 CUSA 1.38 49.1
FFPE 1.98 6.7
GBM2 CUSA 1.84 77.0
FFPE 1.98 7.9
GBM3 CUSA 1.84 43.3
FFPE 1.86 6.4
GBM4 CUSA 1.67 44.6
FFPE 1.90 7.0
LCM1 CUSA 1.85 17.9
FFPE 1.81 11.3
LCM2 CUSA 1.16 14.6
FFPE 1.63 20.5
EP1 CUSA 1.88 12.1
FFPE 1.55 10.1

GBM = glioblastoma, LCM = Lung carcinoma metastasis, EP1 = Ependymoma.

Truong et al.

Truong et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2012 7:66   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-7-66

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