Re: sucrose/cryo

From:Geoff McAuliffe

A few days in the refrigerator is fine. The only thing to worry about is 
little beasties growing in the sucrose. More than a week and I would 
change the sucrose.


marjorie lehman wrote:

>Hi Netters,
>I've searched archives but couldn't anything on how long it is OK to leave
>tissue in sucrose. So the question is, could I store tissue in sucrose for 2
>days? Refrigerate? or would I wreck the tissue?
>I'm going to get a lot of tissue very late Friday afternoon and if I have to
>snap freeze it I will be here until Saturday! I'm not usually this lazy, but
>it's been a week of Mondays, and I am realy, really tired!

Geoff McAuliffe, Ph.D.
Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
675 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854
voice: (732)-235-4583; fax: -4029

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