Re: methacarn

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From:Phyllis Davie <>
To:"Joyce Kotzuk" <>, "Histonet" <>
Date:Mon, 26 Apr 99 18:30:17 -0700
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Methacarn fixative is made thusly:
  60% methanol
  30% chloroform
  10% glacial acetic acid

Good luck.  

>Does anyone out there have a recipe for methacarn fixative?  It is 
>composed of chloroform, methanol, and one other thing which I think is 
>acetic acid, but I'm not sure, nor am I sure of the ratio.  Thanks in 
>advance for any helpl.
>Joyce Kotzuk
>Univ. of New Mexico pathology dept.

Phyllis Davie
Clinical Laboratory Supervisor
PhenoPath Laboratories
Seattle, WA
(206)374-9009  phone
(206)374-9009  fax

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