Re: Vascular casting

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Try methyl metharalate as your casting media. It is supposed to get 
to and through the capillary bed. I haven't used it myself although I 
have several references which have. Another option may be Batson's 
#17 corrosion cast kit (from polysciences)

Let me know how you go,
Mark Phillips

>To the histoneters.
>Has anybody performed steroelogical measurments of
>vascular branching patterns using pressure infused
>casting agents. Do the casting agents get to the level
>of the capillaries? Any help would be greatly
>marcus davey
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