Re: cutting on waterbath
trisha, I use a small pair of forceps to seperate the sections. I have seen
people use small paint brushes also. hope this helps.
>From: "P. Emry"
>Subject: cutting on waterbath
>Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2002 14:59:40 -0800 (PST)
>I have been taught to take the ribbon from the microtome, float it on the
>water bath and cut out the sections I want with the edges of two slides.
>The slides I have been getting seem to have edges that stick to the ribbon
>rather than just cutting it and releasing the two sections to float on the
>Since I only trained in one lab, I don't know if there are other ways of
>doing this or other things to use so I don't have to pull the ribbon off
>the edge of the slide(s). Is there a way of treating the edges of the
>slides so they release the ribbon?
>Thanks for your time.
>U of Washington, Seattle
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