Re: Achrived tissue viability when stored in 10% formalin
I'm pretty sure the tissue stopped being *viable* when it was placed
in fixative! ;-) Sorry. It just struck me funny this morning (with one
eye still shut). Sorry I don't have a real answer for you.
Date sent: Thu, 01 May 2003 20:45:04 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Achrived tissue viability when stored in 10% formalin
> The company I work for has been asked by one of our clients how long tissue
> (animal) can be stored in formalin and still be viable. We have gone back to
> tissue stored for ~10yrs. but the staining was poor. If there is any advice
> on where we can find documentation of this information it would be
> appreciated. Any thoughts on the time frame also are welcome.
> Thank You,
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