Re: faded DAB
Julie and Patsy:
I've witnessed the same DAB fade away. These were tissues cleared in
xylenes and mounted in Pro Texx or Permount. Other than working through
the nausea, I don't know what to do.
John Carroll Dennis
Anatomy, Physiology, and Pharmacology
109 Greene Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849
On Wed, 10 Jul 2002, rueggp wrote:
> Are you sure the orginal slides were DAB stained and are now faded? I have no experience with DAB fading, I have seen other chromogens fad such as AEC. Another
> thought is that with improved enhanced IHC detection systems maybe we are just not used to looking at the lighter staining we used to get.
> Julie Clark wrote:
> > I have been asked to review some two year-old immuno slides. Most of the slides are very faded to completely faded. I have no idea what brand DAB they were using.
> > Has anyone tried to re-stain previously DAB stained immuno slides? I have to use DAB, I cannot switch chromogens.
> > Is there some way to remove the faded DAB?
> > Thanks,
> > Julie Clark
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