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Tissue Pretreatment Kit

pathology, ancillary items
Catalogue Numbers
LPS 100
Tissue Pretreatment Kit

Introducing the first Pretreatment kit capable of preparing slides for CISH and/or FISH analysis on Formalin-Fixed, Paraffin-Embedded (FFPE) tissue.

Our ready-to-use Tissue Pretreatment Kit has been optimised to produce excellent visual results with our extensive Aquarius® Pathology FISH range.

To further extend the utility of the kit we have also validated its use with other commercially available CISH (chromogenic in situ hybridisation) and FISH (fluorescence in situ hybridisation) DNA probes*.

With ease-of-use and convenience in mind, our simple two stage FFPE slide preparation protocol employs the use of ready-to-use reagents; which have been optimised to increase the permeabilisation of cell membranes and facilitate penetration of the desired FISH or CISH DNA probe.

Running our PETS protocol was taking upwards of 5 hours to complete based on the previous SOP. After the technical training visit from Cytocell, we were able to make some tweaks to reduce the protocol time down to just 1 hour and 15 minutes, with the same or better results. Michelle Casey, Assistant Genetic Technologist at Leicestershire Genetics Centre

*A list of manufacturers is available upon request.


This product is provided under an agreement between Life Technologies Corporation and Cytocell Ltd and is available for human diagnostics or life sciences use only.