Application of Tissue Microarray in Esophageal Adenocarcinoma

  • Nassim Saremi
  • Alfred K. Lam
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1756)


Tissue microarray technology could allow immunohistochemical staining or in situ hybridization on hundreds of different tissue samples simultaneously. It allows faster analysis and considerably reducing costs incurred in staining. The technique also provides a high-throughput analysis of multiple tissues for the different types of research. In the literature, many researches of esophageal adenocarcinoma use tissue microarray to enhance the output. In this chapter, we have a brief overview of tissue microarray technologies, the advantages and disadvantages of tissue microarray, and related troubleshootings.

Key words

Tissue microarray TMA Esophageal adenocarcinoma Immunostaining In situ hybridization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cancer Molecular Pathology of School of MedicineGriffith UniversityGold CoastAustralia

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