Re: [Histonet] Hematoxylin supplies preserved

From:Philip Oshel

Yes, an exciting find. Unfortunately, the powder produced is so 
"pre-aged" it only stains tissues in old, aged Canada balsam. So to 
date, they've only been able to stain tissues from lizards in amber. 
Great nuclei, though.


>According  to  a  recent  paper in the  Archives of Lignacial 
>Reports, a massive petrified  forest of Haematoxylum campechianum 
>has  been uncovered by  melting permafrost in Siberia, local 
>experts are currently  testing the  logwood  to  see  if  it  is 
>indeed usable in the  production of hematoxylin, so  panic over 
>                                                              Cheers
>                                                                    L.B. Jack.
>The Sherwood Institute.
>                                                                        England
Philip Oshel
Microscopy Facility Supervisor
Biology Department
024C Brooks Hall
Central Michigan University
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859
(989) 774-3576

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