Fw: [Histonet] Thin Paraffin Sections

Ian Montgomery ian.montgomery <@t> bio.gla.ac.uk
Mon Nov 6 11:49:30 CST 2006

        If it has to be wax then ester wax would be my choice. 0.5um is
really pushing it although I've cut ester wax at 1um in the past. Depending
on the application I think resin would be a better choice.

Dr. Ian Montgomery,
IBLS Support Services,
Thomson Building,
University of Glasgow,
Extn: 8511.
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From: "Lin Bustamante" <LBUSTAMANTE <@t> cvm.tamu.edu>
To: <histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu>
Sent: Monday, November 06, 2006 5:18 PM
Subject: [Histonet] Thin Paraffin Sections

> Hi Histologists.
> Someone came by our lab and asked about very thin sections in paraffin,
> 0.5 um to be exact.
> Has anyone any  experience or information on this.
> Thank you very much.
> Lin S. Bustamante, B.Sc.; HT(ASCP)
> Histology Lab
> Dept. of Veterinary Anatomy and Public Health
> Texas A&M University
> College Station, TX 77843-4458
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