[Histonet] Re: Black paraffin and cassettes

Mark Tarango marktarango <@t> earthlink.net
Fri Jul 22 14:27:41 CDT 2005

I'm wondering how anyone could embed in a black tar kind of paraffin.  I'm 
guessing that this researcher doesn't have much experience in histology. 
How would this help them?

Mark Tarango

> Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2005 19:40:26 -0500
> From: "Steven P Postl" <steven.p.postl <@t> abbott.com>
> Subject: [Histonet] Black paraffin and cassettes
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> A researcher is wondering (now so am I [I never heard this request
> before]) if any company sells black paraffin and black embedding
> cassettes?  No, this isn't a Gothic thing, a legitimate request.  Would it
> be possible to add something to paraffin to make it stay a black color and
> remain strong as our commercial paraffin products?  Thanks.

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