Re: Astrocytes-Special stain

From:Cathy Gorrie

>I have to concur with previous anwers

GFAP immunohistochemistry works well on human Formalin fixed paraffin 
embedded tissue.

I use DAKO rabbit anti-cow GFAP (z0334) on human tissue. No pre 
treatment required. Works every time.

Cheers, Cath

>Hello Histonetters,
>Does anyone know of a special stain for astrocytes.  This would be 
>for paraffin embedded brain.
>I know of Cajal's stain, but unfortunately it is for frozen sections.
>Thanks much,
>Jo Dee
>#003#Jo Dee Fish
>Research Technologist II
>Gladstone Institue of Cardiovascular Disease
>
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