Re: Silver Degeneration Stain for CNS

From:Cathy Gorrie

At 4:21 PM -0800 12/11/01, Jen, Shirley {Path~Palo Alto} wrote:
>Hi Everyone,
>Does anyone know if there is any silver impregnation staining technique that
works on paraffin section to stain degenerated neuronal cells?

By degenerated neuronal cells do you mean neurofibrillary tangles as 
seen in Alzheimer's disease? In which case any of the modified 
Bielowsky silver stains should work.

Cathy Gorrie
Scientific Officer
Neural Injury Research Unit,
School of Medical Sciences,
University of New South Wales
Sydney, N.S.W. 2052

Phone: 61-2-9385 2462
Fax   : 61-2-9313 6252

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