RE: TISSUE TRANSFER
We used to use glass pasteur pipettes, the fine end when heated curled over
and rounded itself automatically.
BTW Can one still get glass pasteur pipettes?
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>From: "Smith, Allen"
>To: "Featherstone, Annette"
>Subject: RE: TISSUE TRANSFER
>Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2002 11:42:10 -0500
>A glass "hockey stick" works well for me. Take a short (10 cm) piece of
>glass rod. Heat the end in a Bunsen burner flame and press it against a
>stone counter top to bend it 90 degrees to the rest of the rod. If the end
>is rough, fire-polish it by holding it in the flame until the edges round
>If the sections fall off the rounded end, reheat and flatten it by grabbing
>it while still red hot with pliers. You may need to heat the pliers and
>handle them with gloves to avoid cracking the glass.
>Allen A. Smith, Ph.D.
>School of Graduate Medical Sciences
> Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
>Miami Shores, Florida 33161-6695
>From: Featherstone, Annette [mailto:AFeatherstone@KaleidaHealth.Org]
>Sent: Monday, October 28, 2002 10:19 AM
>Subject: TISSUE TRANSFER
>DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY IDEAS ON THE BEST WAY TO TRANSFER 50UM SKIN SECTIONS
>FOR PGP9.5 , FROM WELL TO WELL?
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