One of our investigators is interested in the approximate rate of fixation
of human brain tissue, independent of any formaldehyde diffusion effects.
In other words, in a very small or very thin piece of human brain tissue,
what is the fixation rate? He found published data for rat kidney, but
would like to try to at least determine if the fixation rate should be
higher or lower in human brain tissue. He is looking for data for room
temperature, but any information would be greatly appreciated.
Karen M Skish, MS, PA(ASCP)MT
Pathologists' Assistant & Manager, Neuropathology Lab
Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center
Cohn Research Building, Lab 441
1735 West Harrison Street
Chicago IL 60612
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