Presoaking sponges, an old trick
|From:||Gayle Callis <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
Good advice, Joyce!
This is an old trick and works for unfixed/partially fixed tissues going
into plastic cassettes. Just dip tissue in fixative to rapidly fix a
miniscule layer of cells, and tissue should not stick to plastic.
Too thick a tissue, or squishing the sponge against the tissue by jamming a
lid down is another thing. I have seen lid marks on the tops of tissues
and sponge could do this to tiny biopsy if care is not taken to have
Veterinary Molecular Biology
Montana State University - Bozeman
Bozeman MT 59717-3610
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