Re: [Histonet] carbowax
Material safety data sheets should give this information as would a Merck
index. Sometimes companies like Aldrich have this in their product
description in their catalog too or EMS will tell you via tech services.
At 05:52 PM 1/10/2006, you wrote:
> Our lab director wants us to try using carbowax polyethylene glycol as
> an embedding medium because it has a slightly higher melting point than
> our paraffin. I have never used it other than in formulations for frozen
> sections, in which case it is water soluble. One of the other techs here
> thinks that it is always water soluble. Does anyone know for sure?
> The specifics are: ems product #19770, PEG 8000 flakes, melting point
> 60-63 degrees.
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