Re: Protein-like Matrix

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Date:Thu, 1 Jul 1999 23:33:16 +0200
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Thinh Pham wrote:
I am looking for a solid protein-like matrix that can be embedded into
parafin and sectioned.  We've tried different percentages of gelatin
from 2-8% but have had trouble keeping them intact and the processing is
problematic.  Has anyone had any experience with fixing and sectioning
gelatin or know of any other solid protein-like substances that would
If you can use a cross-linking fixative like glutaraldehyde, the problem
will be solved.

Peter van de Plas
Costerweg 5
6702 AA Wageningen
The Netherlands
phone: (31)-317-497676
fax: (31)-317-415955

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