Re: [Histonet] Mounting media to covberslip from ethano
I have never encountered a mounting medium that uses alcohol as the
If one exists, two disadvantages spring to mind immediately. One, the
refractive index of the medium would be low, so the clarity and
brilliance associated with conventional, xylene-based media would be
absent. Two, a large proportion of counterstains (eosin, van Gieson,
neutral red, methylene blue, etc) are alcohol -soluble and would "bleed"
into the medium.
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