coverslipping question

From:Sarah LaBonte <>

Has anyone seen an artifact from leaving stained sections in xylene substitute (aliphatic hydrocarbon type) overnight.  I believe one is formed if sections are left too long in xylene, but wasn't sure about the substitute.  Thanks, Sarah

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Sarah LaBonte, HT (ASCP)
Research Associate, Histology Lab
Texas A&M University
College of Veterinary Medicine
Dept. of Vet Anatomy & Public Health
College Station, TX  77843-4458
phone: (979) 845-3177
fax:  (979) 458-3499

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