Re: Removing Coverslips!

From:Robert Schoonhoven <>

Just place them in a coplin jar with Xylene and let them sit for a day
or so.  This can be speeded up by warming in a 30o waterbath to less
than 12 hours (depending on how long ago the slides were coverslipped. 
Use a hood of course.

>           Good Morning All!  Just a quick question and I apologize as
> I know that this is a question revisited!  What is the method to
> remove coverslips from slides that were originally mounted and
> coverslipped with a permanent mounting media (Permount in this case)?
>  Many thanks in advance!
> Jennifer Hoover
> Eli Lilly and Company

best regards,
Robert Schoonhoven
Laboratory of Molecular Carcinogenesis and Mutagenesis
Dept. of Environmental Sciences and Engineering
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
office 919-966-6343
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