Fwd: Re: [Histonet] LINES IN PARAFFIN SECTIONS
>Stir the paraffin just before embedding to redistribute the plastic
>polymers and other additives in paraffin. These tend to settle out at
>melting and being heavier, will settle to bottom of the dispenser. Little
>blobs of stuff often appear, but more likely end up in your embedding
>molds, creating problems. A cheap spatula does the trick.
We just encountered this problem with another brand of paraffin - stirring
cured the problem.
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