[Histonet] Formalin fixation of cells for paraffin embedding?

Margaret Blount mab70 <@t> medschl.cam.ac.uk
Mon May 24 07:19:01 CDT 2004

Another cheap alternative is cigarette papers. Just leave out the contents!


Margaret Blount
Chief Technician
Clinical Biochemistry
University of Cambridge
Addenbrooke's Hospital
Hills Road
CB2 2QR 

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Subject: RE: [Histonet] Formalin fixation of cells for paraffin

At 8:52 AM -0500 5/21/04, Marsha Linville wrote:
>Wrap the pellet in lens paper,and put it in a cassette to fix and process
>with your tissues.

We use those papers the hairdressers use when curling hair. Much 
cheaper than lens paper.

Bill Blank, MD
Heartland Lab, Inc

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