Re: Help! Is anyone doing a silver stain for A.D.
Thanks.I didn't type in 1999.I just clicked the link and searched for Munzo
----- Original Message -----
From: "J. A. Kiernan"
To: "Melissa Jensen"
Sent: Wednesday, June 19, 2002 9:54 PM
Subject: Re: Help! Is anyone doing a silver stain for A.D.
> Melissa Jensen wrote:
> > Good Lord! I clicked the link to Pub Med..Want to narrow down which
> > publication of Munoz DG I should be looking for!Thanks!
> It tells you in my answer (quoted below). If you type
> Munoz 1999 dementia in the PubMed query box, that will
> probably narrow it down to two or three. The summary
> isn't actually all that helpful, and he's no longer
> at the address on the paper, so sending for a reprint
> may not work. How about getting it by interlibrary loan?
> Otherwise you might try finding his new address somehow
> by way of the Internet. He's in Spain; possibly one of
> the 2 big universities in Madrid. Sorry I don't know
> more. A more recent paper by him in PubMed might have
> his current address. Try 2001 instead of 1999. It's
> worth seeing the whole paper for the coloured pictures
> and the technical details of the refined Gallyas
> method. With having moved just after publishing this
> review, David probably has a big pile of reprints to
> get rid of.
> If you still can't find the paper after trying all these
> things let me know your mailing address and I'll send you
> a photocopy (being sensible I've paid my $40 and subscribed
> to the journal personally for 25 years). It will show the
> words but the pictures will be NBG.
> John A. Kiernan
> Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
> The University of Western Ontario
> London, Canada N6A 5C1
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "J. A. Kiernan"
> > To: "Melissa Jensen"
> > Cc: ;
> > Sent: Monday, June 17, 2002 11:06 PM
> > Subject: Re: Help! Is anyone doing a silver stain for A.D.
> > > Melissa Jensen wrote:
> > > > I really really really dont want to do an Ammonical
> > > > silver stain! I have high hopes with the info Bill
> > > > McMeeken sent. A methenamine silver procedure.I have
> > > > asked him to send a procedure! Cant wait!!!
> > >
> > > There is a recent, thorough, illustrated review of
> > > staining methods for dementia pathology by David Munoz:
> > > Munoz DG. Stains for the differential diagnosis
> > > of degenerative dementias.
> > > Biotech Histochem 1999;74(6):311-20.
> > > If your lab doesn't take this journal (Gasp! And it
> > > costs so little) you can read the Abstract of the
> > > paper by way of PubMed:
> > > http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi
> > > The author is a neuropathologist with a keen
> > > interest in techniques and is very active in research
> > > on neurodegenerative diseases, including dementias.
> > > Munoz argues convincingly that a silver method
> > > originally devised by Ferenc Gallyas shows more
> > > plaques and tangles than other techniques (including
> > > immunostaining). His review includes detailed
> > > instructions for the Gallyas variant used in his
> > > own laboratory. He also points out that immuno- and
> > > other staining methods have their places, especially
> > > for detecting lesions of other kinds, which may change
> > > a diagnosis from Alzheimer's to something else even
> > > though plaques and tangles are present.
> > > --
> > > -------------------------
> > > John A. Kiernan
> > > Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
> > > The University of Western Ontario
> > > London, Canada N6A 5C1
> > > firstname.lastname@example.org
> > > http://publish.uwo.ca/~jkiernan/
> > >
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