re: [Histonet] CD31 vs. Von Willebrand Factor

From:Rene J Buesa

Whenever I had a chance I run a comparative test with Ulex europaeus lectins with very good reaction results.
  René J.

"Fazzi G (FARMACO)"  wrote:
Hello all,

What about capillary endothelium in rat muscle fixed in formalin and
embedded in paraffin? What would be the best staining? I tried lectin
GSL-B4 and CD31 but can't seem to get nice results.


-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Andrea
Sent: donderdag 6 maart 2008 0:13
To: jstaruk
Cc: 'histonet'
Subject: Re: [Histonet] CD31 vs. Von Willebrand Factor

Are you staining mouse tissue or human tissue? If mouse tissue, the vWF
antibody from DAKO as well as the goat polyclonal anti-VE-Cadherin Ab
from R&D work very well. If human tissue, the anti-CD31 from DAKO, clone
JC/70 is excellent. 

----- Original Message -----
From: jstaruk 
Date: Wednesday, March 5, 2008 2:05 pm
Subject: [Histonet] CD31 vs. Von Willebrand Factor

> Hello all,
> I have a request for a CD31 looking for angiogenesis. I know this 
> is a very
> problematic antibody when working with paraffin sections. Can the Van
> Willebrand antibody be substituted to obtain the same results?
> Thank you
> Jim
> _____________________
> Jim Staruk
> Mass Histology Service
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