RE: Dye for marking tissue at trim

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From:"MacDonald, Jennifer" <>
To:"''" <>, "'Wilhelms, Margaret B'" <>

Davidson Marking System offers different color marking inks (orange, yellow,
red, green, blue and black).  We use them prior to processing.  I believe
TBS also has marking inks.

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> From: 	Wilhelms, Margaret
> B[]
> Sent: 	Friday, February 25, 2000 10:01 AM
> To: 	''
> Subject: 	Dye for marking tissue at trim
> I would like to know if anyone uses a dye or ink to mark certain
> structures
> at trimming that will stay in place and be visible after processing (at
> cutting).  I am trimming primate eyes and would like to mark the macula
> (and
> fovea) or the outside of the eye where the macula is so that it would be
> easier to obtain at cutting.  I think I need a color other than black.
> Can
> anyone suggest anything?  Does anyone know of a dye or ink that can be
> applied after processing just prior to embedding?  Thanks in advance for
> your help.
> Meg

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