[Histonet] Cell Pellets in Agar

Johns, Laura [CNTUS] LJohns53 <@t> CNTUS.JNJ.COM
Mon Jan 16 07:59:12 CST 2006

Does anyone have a protocol for paraffin embedding cell pellets?  We've had
problems with cell pellets staying together after fixation and during
embedding, and I know that occasionally people use agar or agarose to keep
the pellets compact.  Is it better to use agar or agarose? 


Laura M. Johns, Ph.D.
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