Re: Her2/nu control slides

From:Amos Brooks <>

Hi Amy,
    You could use pancreas as a control. The islet cells stain
beautifully in
normal pancreas. I found this out while trying to use it as a negative
control. Dako has controls as part of their Herceptest Kit. They
actually put
more slides in the kit than is necessary. If you know someone who does
test. More likely than not they end up throwing away 1/2 the slides they
Amos Brooks

Amy Self wrote:

>         I am looking for control slides for the Her2/nu antibody.  Does
> anyone know where I can purchase some at?  I have tried DAKO and Ventana -
> they both do not carry control slides.  Thanks!!!!
>         Thanks to all who responded to my question on the Linistainer!
>                                 Thanks Again,
>                                 Amy

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