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section (federal code)

A particularly numbered subpart of some federal law.The text of any federal law may be found by going to the Office of the Law Revision Counsel at and clicking on “Search the U.S. Code.” Laws written as, for example,“26 U.S.C. Section 121,”“26 U.S.C. §121,”or sometimes “U.S.C.A.”or “U.S.C.S.”consist of a “title”(26 in the example) and a “section”(121 in the example).Entering the appropriate title and section will bring up the text of the law. See also U.S.C.

section (of land)

A section is a specific area of land measuring 1 square mile. See public land survey system.

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Assessment of problems in diagnostic and research immunohistochemistry associated with epitope instability in stored paraffin sections.
Nevertheless, paraffin section IHC stains for [kappa], [lambda],and sometimes the immunoglobulin heavy chains are useful in evaluating potential lymphoid or plasmacytic neoplasms, especially if there is plasmacytoid differentiation or overt plasma cells.
The interpretation of staining or its absence was confirmed by subsequent IHC on paraffin sections together with positive controls.
In paraffin sections, myeloperoxidase and lysozyme antibodies have been used as sensitive and specific markers for cells of myeloid lineage?
FISH analysis on paraffin sections shows that heterogeneity of monosomy of chromosome 3 is a frequent phenomenon in uveal melanoma.
Template DNA was extracted from the paraffin sections of the cecum that contained the botryomycotic granules of the current case, followed by the method described by Hykin et al.
Additional paraffin sections of selected blocks were obtained for immunohistochemical studies, which were performed on an automated immunostainer (Ventana, Biotek System, Tucson, Ariz) with appropriate positive and negative controls run concurrently.
Four-micrometer-thick paraffin sections were dewaxed in toluene and hydrated through graded alcohols to distilled water.
Twenty-two cases and the following subtypes were retrieved for immunoperoxidase staining of paraffin sections with CD30: follicular, predominantly small cleaved cells (3 cases); follicular, [+ or -] diffuse, mixed, small cleaved, and large cells (10 cases); follicular, [+ or -] diffuse, large cell (8 cases); and diffuse, large cell (1 case).
Contract notice: Supply, installation and maintenance of a full automatic system for realization of molecular markers by antibodies or other probes on paraffin sections.
Currently, Paradigm is the only organization with the ability to interrogate mRNA targets by NGS in formalin fixed paraffin sections along with the other genomic markers.