Re: combing fixative /decalcifier

Have you tried Formical -4?  It's a fixative and a decalcifier in one.  I
like it to give the hard tissues a start and fix them at the same time.

On Thu, 26 Oct 2000 13:11:44 +0800 Gerard Spoelstra
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> I,ve always understood that you need to have the tissue throughly 
> fixed
> before starting decalcification, otherwise you end doing more damage 
> to the
> tissue. Another way around this is to microwave-fix the tissue, and 
> then
> use a rapid decal to get the tissue through quickly.
> Gerard Spoelstra
> Murdoch University
> Western Australia

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