[Histonet] Preserving mucus membrane

Geoff McAuliffe mcauliff <@t> umdnj.edu
Thu Jan 11 09:21:48 CST 2007

Hi Adrienne:

    Any good (buffered formalin, Bouin's, formalin-alcohol-acetic acid) 
fixative should be fine. I would use a pipette or a syringe to inject 
fixative into the lumen of the gut (and wash out partially digested food 
at the same time).


Adrienne Anderson wrote:

>  Does anyone know of a good fixative for preserving mucus membranes of the gut--are there any?
>  Thanks,
>  Adrienne Mazzante
>  Histotechnology Student
>  Medical University of South Carolina
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