Re: paraffin embedding

From:louise renton

I recall, that several years ago, there was as system of
making cell blocks in conjuction with the use of a Shandon cytospin. If I 
remember rightly, the cells were spun down in the cytospin with the 
solutions supplied, and they made this neat jelly-like block, which you then 
processed and wax embedded as normal. I wonder if this system is still 

Louise Renton
Bone Research Unit
South Africa
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>Subject: paraffin embedding
>Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2002 14:44:51 -0400
>Hi ALL,
>I would like to have a method ,if there is one, for paraffin embedding of 
>cells collected from cell cultures for furthur use in immunostaining.
>if there is a method, can i have all the details including the conc of 
>cells taht works well for this application.Thanks


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