[Histonet] Roche TUNEL kit

Katy Whalley k.whalley <@t> ich.ucl.ac.uk
Thu Jun 3 04:12:57 CDT 2004

Hello, correction:
should be 45ul labelling solution, not 25 - sorry!


To everyone who asked for the TUNEL protocol, here is the one I use, which
seems to work well. Give it a test run, and I hope it helps,


In Situ Cell Death Detection Kit (Cat no. 1684795)

1. Dewax and Rehydrate sections as usual

2. Permeabilise tissue -- incubate with following Proteinase K Sol for 15 
mins at room temp:
   for 1 ml:       915ul dH20
                   50ul Tris (1M)
                   25ul EDTA pH 7.4(200mM)
                   10ul Proteinase K (1mg/ml)
   Solution must be pre-incubated for 30 mins at 37 degrees before use

3. Rinse sections in PBS 3x5 mins

4. Prepare TUNEL reraction mixture ON ICE immediately before use:
                  5ul enzyme solution: 45ul labelling solution per section

   Incubate sections with TUNEL reaction mix for 1 hour at 37 degrees

5. Rinse PBS 3x5 mins

6. Mount and coverslip

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