A little breeding and you could market the first Biotome.
>...and we have tissue-eating mice. -Florida
>From: email@example.com on behalf of Rittman, Barry R
>Sent: Thu 11/29/2007 1:44 PM
>To: Rene J Buesa; Robert Richmond; firstname.lastname@example.org
>Subject: RE: [Histonet] Re: question about
>coating blocks with paraffinforstorage
>It is not only insects but also the possibility
>of various fungi invading the tissue.
>On Behalf Of Rene J Buesa
>Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2007 12:37 PM
>To: Robert Richmond; email@example.com
>Subject: Re: [Histonet] Re: question about
>coating blocks with paraffin forstorage
>But I did in Cuba, and there were also "FFPE"
>tissue eating cockroaches (although perhaps not
>now, they probably have died of lack of food!).
> René J.
>Robert Richmond wrote:
> The late great R.D. Lillie, who spent his later years at LSU, pointed
>out that in the warm wet climate of Louisiana if you didn't seal your
>paraffin blocks the cockroaches would eat the tissue out of them. I've
>never seen this, but I've never practiced in Louisiana either.
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