Trypsin is commonly used as a pretreatment step to enhance immunohistochemical staining of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissues. Certain antibodies may require this type of additional enzyme digestion post-retrieval. Val Zyme Trypsin Kit is provided as a twocomponent system and has been designed to be used on the VALENT Automated Slide Staining Platform. Mixing vials are required for each unique run of the VALENT.
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