Re: old slides

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From:Mick Rentsch <> (by way of histonet)
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Only one thing for it Hal; off with the coverslip, destain and redo. It may
take many days for the coverslip to come off but the patience is worth it.
I've tried the Liquid Nitrogen method of Lee Luna but without much success.
Maybe someone out there has a better suggestion.
regards Mike Rentsch
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From: Hawkins, Hal <hhawkins@SBI.UTMB.EDU>
To: 'histonet' <>
Date: Wednesday, 21 October 1998 8:25
Subject: old slides

>Another question for the experts.
>I'm in the process of reviewing a teaching slide set which includes
>some slides which are decades old.  Many of the slides show
>fading of the hematoxylin at the edges, while the eosin staining
>looks normal.  Is this an oxidative change?  Can it be cured?
>Thanks in advance for your experience and comments.
>Hal Hawkins
>UT Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

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