[Histonet] electrical charge slides

Bill Sinai bills <@t> icpmr.wsahs.nsw.gov.au
Thu Aug 5 21:54:41 CDT 2004


There was heaps written about this on Histonet previously, look in the
We found that the problem was associated with the Plus slides when used in
conjunction with an EDTA buffer as the material used to coat the slides is a
calcium salt and the EDTA was affecting the coating by chelating the

All the best
Bill Sinai
Laboratory Manager
Tissue Pathology, ICPMR
Westmead NSW 2145
Ph 02 9845 7774

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To my colleagues:

I have a question.Is anyone out there having occasional staining(orlack of
staining on IHc slides?) I was told that the charge or the way the slides
are charged can have (pardon the pun) a negative effect. Does anyone know
/experience or have the scientific data for this?

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