Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded

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Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded, commonly abbreviated FFPE, is the standard processing for histology in most pathology departments.[1]

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  1. Klopfleisch, R.; Weiss, AT.; Gruber, AD. (06 2011). "Excavation of a buried treasure--DNA, mRNA, miRNA and protein analysis in formalin fixed, paraffin embedded tissues.". Histol Histopathol 26 (6): 797-810. doi:10.14670/HH-26.797. PMID 21472693.