Re: wet tissue storage

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I've done this several times (for some large studies) and stored the tissues
in 70% ETOH at 4oC and have not had any problems with our IHC.  Granted the
4oC storage may have been overkill but it made ME feel better.

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> For you molecular chemists:
> If you have carefully aldehyde fixed (not too long for IHC) and then
> carefully decalcified (checking the end point, not over decalcifing) but
> cannot process the tissues for a few days, what should they be stored in
> for best results for IHC.
> Patsy

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Robert Schoonhoven
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