Re: [Histonet] FETAL BRAIN FIXATION
|From:||Pablo =?iso-8859-1?Q?S=E1nchez?= Quinteiro |
You can try with acetic-alcohol: Glacial acetic acid in absolute ethanol
At 04:56 a.m. 21/10/04 -0400, you wrote:
>Anyone have a good fixative for the very soft fetal brains?
>Our neuropathologist does not want to use Bouin, as the tissue turns yellow
>and photographs do not look the way they are supposed to.
>Another one of our pathologists remembers using an alcohol-acetone-formalin
>mixture years ago as a resident in another institution, but doesn't know the
>percentage of any of the reagents.
>I've tried several search engines and PubMed, and can't find anything.
>Peggy A. Wenk, HTL(ASCP)SLS
>William Beaumont Hospital
>Royal Oak, MI 48073
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