Re: preserving antigenicity in stored mouse tissues


This is what I do with good results.
Patsy Ruegg

"Johnson, Theresa" wrote:

> Hi all,
> I need to know if it's acceptable practice to store 4% paraformaldehyde
> fixed tissues in 70% alcohol for short/long term storage for later paraffin
> processing.  I want to be sure to preserve antigenicity in these specimens,
> and I will be unavailable to process them while I'm at the NSH meeting next
> week.  Naturally, I have somebody who won't have the specimen available to
> give to me until tomorrow, which is too late for me to process them.
> Thanks for your help!
> Teri Johnson
> Manager Histology Core Facility
> Stowers Institute for Medical Research
> 1000 E. 50th St.
> Kansas City, Missouri  64110

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