[Histonet] Spurrs? Re: plant anatomy - sectioning problems

Gayle Callis gcallis <@t> montana.edu
Fri Apr 13 13:50:11 CDT 2007

I had heard that Spurrs was discontinued.  Hopefully there is a substitute 
and contacting Energy Beam Sciences may be one way to find out.  Can anyone 
enlighten us on this?

:02 AM 4/13/2007, you wrote:
>  If possible and you can use resins, try Spurr's.  It was specifically 
> designed
>to use with plants and vegetables, and you can cut as thin as 1 micron.  The
>resin is easy to use, is less toxic that epon, and has great penetration.
>Heather Downs BS
>Nerve Injury Unit
>Mass General Hospital
>Boston Mass, 02114

Gayle Callis
Research Histopathology Supervisor
Veterinary Molecular Biology
Montana State University - Bozeman
PO Box 173610
Bozeman MT 59717-3610

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