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Fresh snap frozen tissue
Paraffin-embedded tissue blocks
DNA (2 mcg/vial)
Serum/plasma (for biomarker study)
Whole blood for RNA extraction
Inventory numbers for DNA, tissue & skin indicate total number of cases. Inventory numbers of tissue represent number of specimens. Additional selection criteria may reduce the total number of available samples.
Tissues samples include ventricular, thymus, atrial, vascular, and other/unclassified myocardial tissue samples, excluding duplicate samples.
Tissue samples are stored as flash-frozen, formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) blocks and are obtained fresh and dispensed to investigators.