[Histonet] Re: slide drying

From:Gayle Callis


What tissues are coming off the slides?

At 12:37 PM 5/24/2005, you wrote:
>I'm setting up a small Histo lab and using a 60C slide warmer to dry my 
>slides.  I've been currently allowing them to air dry vertically for a 
>couple of hours to overnight, then placing the slides on the slide warmer 
>for an hour.  About 90% of the time the slides turn out ok, but some slide 
>do show some detaching from the slide.  Both charges and non-charged 
>slides with water bath adhesive seem to be involved.  I read a past 
>artical on this site not recommending allowing slides to air dry as the 
>section may entrap water?  Any suggestions.
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Gayle Callis
Research Histopathology Supervisor
Veterinary Molecular Biology
Montana State University - Bozeman
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