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Table 1 Position and uses of biopsies taken during endoscopy for the FACT OBS and FACT INT arms of this study.

From: A study protocol to investigate the relationship between dietary fibre intake and fermentation, colon cell turnover, global protein acetylation and early carcinogenesis: the FACT study

Site Biopsies Purpose
FACT OBS
Mid-sigmoid 1 Whole mount
  2 Immunohistochemistry
  3 Proteomics
  4 Proteomics
Contralateral 1 Immunohistochemistry
  2 Proteomics
  3 Proteomics
Lesion 1 Immunohistochemistry
  2 Proteomics
  3 Proteomics
FACT INT
Mid-sigmoid 1 Whole mount
  2 Immunohistochemistry
  3 Immunohistochemistry
  4 Proteomics
  5 Proteomics
  6 Proteomics
  7 Proteomics
  8 Proteomics
  9 Proteomics
  10 Proteomics