As an alternative I have used melted agar. Works very well and is cheaper.
"Rathborne, Toni" wrote:
The product you are looking for is called Histogel. We purchase it from Richard Allan, catalog #HG-4000. We use a warm water bath to melt it.
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Subject: [Histonet] What product used for orientating tissue prior
Does anyone know what material or product is used to orientate tissues (skin and such) prior to processing? It's like a gel or something and it can be embedded with the tissues and it cuts nicely. Does anyone know what that stuff is? I think I have seen it in a pink color or probably blue...
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