Re: Alcohol used for Tissue Processing in Histology

From:Jill Songer

We used to use pure ethanol for processing, but found it to be too 
dehydrating, especially for small species such as mice. We now use reagent 
grade alcohols.

At 10:48 AM 11/26/2002 -0500, Strauss, Brie I. wrote:
>Does anyone use reagent grade alcohol during tissue processing?
>Does anyone use pure ethanol during tissue processing?
>Brie Strauss
>Safety Assessment
>Merck & Co., Inc.
>West Point, PA
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Jill Songer HT (ASCP)
Histopathology Lab
Virginia Maryland Regional College
of Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Blacksburg, VA 24061

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