Re: Cryostat sectioning of synovium

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From:"Alan Bright" <>
To:"Lisa Lafranco" <>, <>
Date:Tue, 17 Aug 1999 09:10:04 +0100
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Dear Lisa,

If you try to lower the cryochamber to minus 30 deg. C. this will enable you
to achieve full sections, and should overcome the effect of the fat in the
tissue that is causing you problems.

Best Regards

Alan Bright

Bright Instrument Co.Ltd.
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-----Original Message-----
From: Lisa Lafranco <>
To: <>
Date: Friday, August 13, 1999 01:00
Subject: Cryostat sectioning of synovium

>Hi all,
>I am trying to cryosection canine synovium and am having difficulty.  The
>section comes up with holes where the tissue should be.  I believe this is
>due to the amount of fat in the tissue.  Does anyone have advice on how to
>handle this type of tissue?  The cryostat I am using is set at 25 degrees,
>and the sections are 8 microns.
>Thanks for your help,
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