Part 2 Re: [Histonet] neutral mucus stain?


Follow up to my reply from a few minutes ago -

Just went to Anatech's web site, and they have a photo of the salamander
glands at
Under the Hp stains. It was Harris hematoxylin, Amyloid red, Hp yellow. Most
of the mucins were not identified in the article/picture.

So still awaiting Dick's enlightenment to us.

P.S. No, I don't work for Anatech, nor do I earn financial rewards from
them. I just like their newsletter, as it is colorful and easy for my
students to read and understand and learn.

Peggy A. Wenk, HTL(ASCP)SLS
William Beaumont Hospital
Royal Oak, MI 48073

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 16, 2004 12:27 AM
Subject: [Histonet] neutral mucus stain?

> Does anyone know of a diagnostic stain for neutral mucus?  OR does anyone
know a
> good control tissue we could use?  We have identified a PAS +, alcian blue
> negative, toluidine blue orthochromatic, carmine red slight positive (and
> know it's not glycogen) exocrine gland secretion (in an amphibian) and
think it
> is neutral mucus.  IS there anything else we can try that isn't redundant?
> thank you much.
> Nancy Staub
> Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
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