[Histonet] gomori methenamin silver
I need help of those, who are familiar to Gomori
Methenamin Silver staining.
I have troubles to convince my colleages about the
advantages of using a stock meth-silver-solution. (instead of fresh making each
stock: 1:40 10%Silvernitrate : 3%
Hexamethenamin (stable for few months);
working: 1:10 Borax : stock
My colleages think, that the stock solution
soon becomes instable. And that there is a kind of sediment at the bottom
of the bottle (more concentration of silver).
Can anyone tell me about bad experience with older
stock solutions? What happens, when the stock solution is older than two (or
three,..) months? Is the result of the stain weaker or darker?
What is the the function of Hexamethenamin? I know
it causes the high pH, but does it make any compound with the
Any help is welcome
Best wishes from Austria
Akh Linz, Austria
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