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From:Ian Montgomery <ian.montgomery@bio.gla.ac.uk> (by way of histonet)
To:histonet <histonet@magicnet.net>
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>Date: Sat, 12 Sep 1998 08:03:29 +0500
>From: "Dr. Naseem" <nasimas@khi.compol.com>
>Subject: electron microscope
>To: HistoNet <HistoNet@pathology.swmed.edu>
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>Can anyone tell me about the issue sriking my mind ..
>Can Electron microscopy be done on formalin fixed paraffin emebedded tissue.

	Take the specimens back to water, post fix then re-embed in epoxy
resin. Ultrastructurally the tissue will look pretty poor but might be good
enough for what you want, just don't expect text book images.

Dr. Ian Montgomery,
West Medical Building,
University of Glasgow,
G12 8QQ,
Tel: 0141 339 8855 Extn. 6602.
Fax: 0141 330 4100.
e-mail: ian.montgomery@bio.gla.ac.uk

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