Re: Elmer's glue
|From:||Jeff Jurczak <email@example.com>|
And when you spray a dilute Elmer's glue solution from a perfume atomizer
onto the block face of a frozen piece of tissue, you can get implant
sections, i.e. silicone, teflon etc or friable, necrotic tissue to remain in
the section plane without curling up or fragmenting.
----- Original Message -----
To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <Histonet@pathology.swmed.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2001 2:41 PM
Subject: RE: Elmer's glue
> You are getting a little personal now, sugesting that we are using poor
> histology technique by using glue...
> A little preservative in the glue solution will help with the bacteria
> I have tried every available adhesive, coated and charged slide but have
> found nothing that works as well as the glue coated slides for my rabbit
> bone sections, believe me I would rather not precoat the slides, let them
> air dry, etc., but I would also rather not have my section fall off or
> components selectively, like cartilage....
> My two cents worth.
> Patsy Ruegg
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ANATECH LTD [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2001 9:46 AM
> To: Histonet@pathology.swmed.edu
> Subject: Elmer's glue
> It always amazes me how the same thing keeps coming around
> and around and....
> Nearly 20 years ago, when Elmer's glue was used by more than
> a few
> people as a section adhesive, there were many complaints of
> on the slides. These were ultimately traced to the glue.
> manufacturer had never intended the product to be used for
> purpose and thus had no interest in assuring users that it
> would be
> With the diversity of specially treated slides,commercial
> and textbook formulations, stick (pardon the pun) with
> known and reliable, as John Kiernan has already advised.
> Aqua-Net hairspray used to be the #1 cytology spray fixative
> for Pap
> smears. Anyone remember the turmoil when its manufacturer
> the formula (more than once)?
> Dick Dapson
> Anatech Ltd.
> 1020 Harts Lake Road
> Battle Creek, MI 49015
> 800-ANATECH (800-262-8324)
> Web address: anatechltdusa.com
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