Fw: [Histonet] embedding without a station?

Ian Montgomery ian.montgomery <@t> bio.gla.ac.uk
Wed Jan 24 08:09:25 CST 2007

         While an embedding station is handy, all you need is an oven and
hotplate to keep the wax molten. Embed as normal, remove from the heat, blow
gently across the surface to form a skin of wax then submerge in cold water.

Dr. Ian Montgomery,
IBLS Support Services,
Thomson Building,
University of Glasgow,
Extn: 8511.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Anila Syed" <syedab <@t> totalise.co.uk>
To: <histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, January 24, 2007 1:05 PM
Subject: [Histonet] embedding without a station?

> Dear All,
> I have hundreds of carotid plaques to embedd. I have a tissue processor,
> no embedding station. Would anyone attempt to do this without an embedding
> station or do you think I should go and try to find the facilities
> somewhere?
> What did people do before embedding stations?
> Many thanks for your input and opinions,
> Anila Syed
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