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J Immunol Methods. 2004 Jul;290(1-2):81-92.

Expression profiling by high-throughput immunohistochemistry.

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Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridgeshire CB10 1SA, UK.

Abstract

Immunohistochemistry (IHC) provides valuable information on expression of proteins within tissues at a cellular and subcellular level. Recent developments in the practice of IHC now make it possible to contemplate using this technique as a high-throughput expression profiling system. Advances have been made in creation and use of tissue microarrays, in automated IHC and in image capture/analysis. Each of these technologies are reviewed and issues surrounding their use considered. The success of high-throughput IHC is also dependent on both generation and screening of appropriate antibodies. Antibody-related issues which are likely to affect the success of high-throughput IHC, such as specificity, sensitivity, fixation choice, etc., are also considered.

PMID:
15261573
DOI:
10.1016/j.jim.2004.04.010
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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