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Test Name: MGMT Promoter Methylation by Methylation specific PCR
Compliance:LDT
Test Description:In glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the methylation state of the promoter region of the MGMT gene could help determine whether the tumour cells would be responsive to alkylating chemotherapy. This test aims to identify the methylation status in the MGMT gene promoter of the glioblastoma patients.
Methodology:MGMT Methylation Specific PCR
Gene Name:O-6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase
Protein Name:
Specimen Requirements:FFPE Slides: 5-10 4µm FFPE tissue sections stained with H&E. One section must be mounted with tumor region (region of interest) marked. Please include a copy of corresponding surgical pathology report. FFPE Block: Paraffin-embedded, formalin-fixed tissue block containing adequate amounts of tumor to be analyzed with areas of tumor marked. Please include a copy of corresponding surgical pathology report.
Storage Condition:Room Temperature
Turn Around Time:3-5 working days from day of specimen received
OMIM:http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/omim/?term=MGMT
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