RE: Skin embedding protocol
When the skin is taken at necropsy place it gently on a piece of lens paper.
Place lens paper upside sown in formalin. I usually trim after fixation,
skin it straight and beautiful. Another technique is to use thin cork board
and pin the tissue. My preference is not to pin.
903 South 4th Street
Hamilton, MT 59840
From: David Mills [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2002 9:33 AM
Subject: Skin embedding protocol
I am looking for a paraffin embedding protocol for rat skin. I need to
minimize shrinking, tissue folding and distortion. Also any
recommendations on a paraffin wax for soft tissues (ligaments and
Dr. David Mills
Louisiana Tech University
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