Re: Celloidin

From:"J. A. Kiernan"

> Amyl acetate can be used in place of alcohol ether as the solvent. Once infiltration is complete the solvent can be gradually removed I believe by using alcohol:chloroform mixture.

It's also OK to use methanol to dehydrate the tissue and to
the nitrocellulose. Ethanol won't do though: it makes
swell but doesn't dissolve it.

John A. Kiernan
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
The University of Western Ontario
London,   Canada   N6A 5C1

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