[Histonet] Fading

Rene J Buesa rjbuesa <@t> yahoo.com
Fri Dec 8 07:29:50 CST 2006

Even when theoretically after dehydration is completed all the water should have been removed from the section, IF the tap water used after the hamoxylin is "reach" in chlorine, those ions will react with the dyes and will make them to fave even after the sections have been coverslipped.
  Check for chlorine in your tap water supply.
  René J.

histotech <@t> charter.net wrote:
For the past few weeks, we've been having problems with our slides fading approximately one week after they are stained. Any ideas on what's causing this and how to correct the situation?
Thank you,
Morristown-Hamblen Lab

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