[Histonet] staining for iron in microglia

Sharon Cooperman scoop <@t> mail.nih.gov
Sun Jul 31 20:39:40 CDT 2005

Dear Histonetters,

I have a semi-scientific question:  macrophages in almost all tissues 
can be stained for iron with Perl's stain to give a blue color - is 
this also true for microglia?  If not, is there any other way to see 
how much iron is in microglia (DAB enhanced Perl's or some other 

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