[Histonet] Faster luxol fast blue

Gayle Callis gcallis <@t> montana.edu
Tue Mar 9 11:49:06 CST 2004

Go to Sakura Finetek Histologic website, and search for Diane Sterchi's
Modified Kluver-Barrera for Melin and Nerve Cells, unfortunately, I do not
have the date nor issue.  Sections at 10 um thick.  

She did it in 3 hours following a preheating of Luxol fast blue to 60C,
stain for 3 hrs in this hot LFB,  rinse in 95% ETOH to remove excess stain,
rinse in distilled water, begin differentiation in 0.05% lithium carbonate,
continue this step in 70% ethanol, until gray and white mater are
distinguished.  This step is FAST! rinse well in distilled water,

Good luck. 

At 10:08 AM 3/9/2004 -0600, you wrote:
>I have a doctor who needs a LFB stain today and the procedure I use
requires that slides be left in the Luxol fast blue overnight.  Is there a
way to speed that step up?
>Have a great day!!!!
>Jordan W. Brod, HTL (ASCP)
>Diagnostic Supervisor - Pathology
>Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL)
>jbrod <@t> tvmdl.tamu.edu
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Gayle Callis
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Veterinary Molecular Biology 
Montana State University - Bozeman
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Bozeman MT 59717-3610
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