RE: [Histonet] Has anyone done a comprehensive study on fixatives?

From:"Malcolm McCallum"

I believe this kind of information was present in some of the old histotechnique textbooks.  Whether they have done it recently to include modern fixatives I don't know, but it seems that companies producing this stuff would advertise the results if they are good!
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From: on behalf of Cote, Laurie
Sent: Fri 6/23/2006 8:09 AM
Subject: [Histonet] Has anyone done a comprehensive study on fixatives?

Has there ever been a comprehensive study done on fixatives?  For
instance, the differences between fixation with formalin, different
kinds of alcohol or other fixatives? Specifically, is one fixative
better for IHC?  If a paper has been done and published, anyone know
where it might be?  I tried a pubmed search and was relatively

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