[Histonet] contaminants in tissue processor
Kim.Osullivan <@t> med.monash.edu.au
Sun Aug 13 18:41:00 CDT 2006
We have a very old citadel tissue processor that we use to process mouse kidney,liver and joints. We have found recently white blooms (best description I can think of- looks like cotton wool) in the first pot of histosol after the last alcohol- does anyone know what these could be and how to prevent them?
Secondly since we have changed from using xylene to histosol we seem to be getting a toffee like substance on the bottom of the wax pots-is there any way we can prevent this?
Any suggestions would be helpful
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