RE: [Histonet] cardio myocyte histomorpometry

From:"Elizabeth Chlipala"

Patsy

I believe most reference just measure the diameter of the myocyte
through the center.  A regular H&E should work.  You can use an ocular
micrometer or take a digital image and use a image analysis program.
That's what we have done in the past.

Liz

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[mailto:histonet-bounces@lists.utsouthwestern.edu] On Behalf Of Patsy
Ruegg
Sent: Wednesday, April 05, 2006 2:47 PM
To: histonet@pathology.swmed.edu
Cc: nmitchell@ihctech.net
Subject: [Histonet] cardio myocyte histomorpometry


We want to measure the size of cardio myocytes.  The investigator heard
tell of a "Silver" stain used for this but he doesn't know what silver
stain. What is recommended?  This will be done using a computerized
image analysis system. Thanks in advance, Patsy
 
Patsy Ruegg, HT(ASCP)QIHC
IHCtech, LLC
Fitzsimmons BioScience Park
12635 Montview Blvd. Suite 216
Aurora, CO 80010
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