Re: Alcian Blue-PAS

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From:Geoff McAuliffe <mcauliff@UMDNJ.EDU>
Date:Thu, 09 Sep 1999 13:52:08 -0400
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mosborne@UNMC.EDU wrote:

> I'm not able to lay my hands on a control list, which tissue to use for particular
> stains.,
>     would someone please out there in histoland tell me which tissue is best for alcian
>     blue?  My mind is at a blank.  Thank you.  Marianne

    Mouse small intestine is nice, the goblet cells and brush border are strongly positive
after formalin or formalin-alcohol fixation. Don't  know about human tissues though.

Geoff McAuliffe, Ph.D.
Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
675 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854
voice: (732)-235-4583; fax: -4029

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