[Histonet] Dark vs. Light Tissue?
leiker <@t> buffalo.edu
Fri Dec 19 16:59:37 CST 2008
Just to clarify, this is the same rodent muscle. We take out the whole
quadriceps from one rodent, the whole quadriceps from another rodent, and
both will look different colors while embedding.
--On Friday, December 19, 2008 3:03 PM -0500 Merced Leiker
<leiker <@t> buffalo.edu> wrote:
> Hey all,
> While embedding rodent tissues I have found that some specimen within the
> SAME muscle group (such as quadriceps) appear very dark in color while
> others are very pale. I just recently started noticing this while I've
> been embedding. (I embed manually; I'm a research tech who does a lot of
> histological work).
> Any insights as to why the color difference?
> Merced M Leiker
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Merced M Leiker
Research Technician II
354 BRB (pkgs) / 140 Farber Hall (letters)
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
State University of New York at Buffalo
3435 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214
Ph: (716) 829-6033
Fx: (716) 829-2725
"Without my flaws I'm really very boring."
- random internet blog commentator
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