[Histonet] Re: Immunofluorescent foci moving?
Vectashield also comes as a hard set.
At 06:44 AM 1/4/2007, you wrote:
>Thanks for your help. I think the problem is that the mounting media is
>vectashield which remains aqeous and does not hard set, I will change to
>hard set media, as well as cetrifuging antibody dilutions and increasing
>Thanks for your help
>On 04/01/2007, at 5:36 AM, Edwards, R.E. wrote:
>>Could it be that the mounting media is incompletely dry??
>>[mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Anthony
>>Sent: 03 January 2007 03:46
>>Subject: [Histonet] Immunofluorescent foci moving?
>>Hoping for some help here,
>>Im doing FITC staining of some markers of DNA damage foci (gH2Ax,
>>MDC1) in both paraffin and cell lines and find that apart from the
>>nuclear staining pattern that is expected I see that the foci are moving
>>in a kind of brownian motion. Im sure its not bacteria, as they would be
>>dead long ago. Im using a primary and a labeled secondary. Any opinion
>>as to what causes this or what I can do about it? More air-drying?
>>better fixative? I note there was a previous post about this about a
>>year ago but no one replied.
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