Re: [Histonet] reprocessing

From:Geoff McAuliffe

Hi Derek:

    While you could go all the way back to formalin I doubt if it would 
make a difference. I think storing in 70% over the weekend would be fine.


Derek Papalegis wrote:

> I am reprocessing some tissues that did not process adequately and was 
> curious as to if after they are followed backwards through xylene, 
> 100, 95, 80 and 70, could the tissues go back into formalin with no 
> adverse affects? Would it be better to simply leave them in 70% for 
> the weekend. The one thing I don't want to do on a Friday afternoon is 
> to sit around and stay late to process tissues.
> Thanks for your help.

Geoff McAuliffe, Ph.D.
Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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