Re: aluminum staining

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Date sent:      	Wed, 28 Mar 2001 14:42:49 -0500
From:           	Marlene Crissey <>
Subject:        	aluminum staining

> Does anyone have a reliable staining method to demonstrate aluminum in 
> paraffin (not plastic) embedded tissues?
> thank you in advance for the help-
A simple and effective method I have used is the solochrome 
azurine technique (1972) found in Bancroft and Stevens (Theory 
and Practise of Histological Techniques), also for beryllium.
Terry Hacker,
Medical Research Council,
Oxfordshire, OX11 ORD
01235 834393 x360

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