[Histonet] c-fos

Thu Apr 26 13:09:05 CDT 2007

Are you sure it's "thermosol" and not "thimerosal"?  Thimerosal is a commonly used preservative and can be found on the Sigma website (CAS Number: 54-64-8).  Thermosol is a process used in commercial dyeing.

Scott Turner
Schering-Plough Biopharma
(formerly DNAX Research Institute)
Palo Alto, CA

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From: histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu [mailto:histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu] On Behalf Of Delatour Benoît
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Subject: [Histonet] c-fos

I also confirm that fos IHC can be performed on frozen sections after 
fixation-cryoprotection without thermosol. If you really need a 
preservative you can use sodium diazide 


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> From: jaina.negandhi <@t> sickkids.ca
> Subject: [Histonet] c-fos staining
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> I will be carrying out c-fos straining, and according to the protocol 
> I am following, I need to preserve my tissue in a mixture of succrose 
> and Thermosol. Thermosol is a preservative, however, I can't seem to 
> find it anywhere (i.e sigma, fluka etc.) Is there another 
> chemical/preservative that I can use instead, or even another 
> technique?
> Jaina

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