Re: mouse pituitary fixation time

From:Geoff McAuliffe

Lillie regarded forty-eight hours as a minimum for complete fixation in
neutral buffered formalin. Formalin works slowly so even though the mouse
pit. is small and penetration should not be a problem, the fixative needs
time to work.


"Martin, Ronald" wrote:

> Techs,
> How long should I formalin fix a mouse pituitary for? 6 hours ?12 hours?
> Thanks,
> Ron Martin
> Research Associate

Geoff McAuliffe, Ph.D.
Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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