Laser-capture tissue microdissection. (A) Diseased lung tissue was formalin-fixed, embedded in paraffin and stained with Mayer’s hematoxylin. (B) Microscopic image (2X magnification) indicating the region prior to microdissection (green circle). (C) Microdissected target area of the tissue section captured on an adhesive cap. (D) Tissue section showing the removed microdissected area.