BCIP mouse embryos
It may be in your best interests to do frozen sections per Terry Hacker's
suggestion, be sure to cryoprotect in 20% sucrose, and possible cut a bit
thicker, say even 10 um or so.
It certainly is easy to visualize areas of blue color against white
OCT/frozen tissue background IF you get a high concentration of color in an
area of the embryo.
You can let these frozen sections air dry for 30 min or longer, and
counterstain with nuclear fast red.
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Veterinary Molecular Biology - Marsh Lab
Montana State University - Bozeman
S. 19th and Lincoln St
Bozeman MT 59717-3610
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