[Histonet] APTS/TESPA coating, other slide coating

Geoff McAuliffe mcauliff <@t> umdnj.edu
Thu Aug 30 10:09:42 CDT 2007

I think 'silane' slides are better for paraffin sections. The harsher 
the treatment, the better 'silane' is.


Emily Sours wrote:
> On this note, has anyone noticed that egg albumin-coated slides are better
> than TESPA (3-aminopropyltriethoxysilane)
> -coated slides for paraffin sectioning? We're using them for H&E and IHC.  I
> assume that egg-albumin would have more background in IHC, but I haven't
> tried it yet.
> Emily

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