Re: Streck's whatever
T. Hacker asks: >>Strecke fixative. What is it, why is it, where is it?<<
This was discussed in 1997 on Histonet, according to information in my Fun
Fixatives file - not updated since then.
Where is it?:
Streck Tissue Fixative (Streck Labs Inc., PO 37625, Omaha NE 68137-0625,
What is it?:
It contains Bronopol, which is 2-bromo-2-nitro-propanediol, and diazolidinyl
urea, C7H14N4O7, with zinc sulfate and sodium citrate, and less than 0.1%
This would appear to me to be a transport medium represented as a fixative.
Why is it?:
Since it (almost) doesn't contain formaldehyde, it keeps the Herrn
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