[Histonet] Washing out formalin fixation

Johnson, Teri TJJ <@t> Stowers-Institute.org
Mon Mar 3 13:33:18 CST 2008

Last week, a researcher here asked me what the chemical mechanism was of washing out the effects of formalin fixation on the tissues with running water. In other words, how does it work? Anybody here know?

Teri Johnson, HT(ASCP)QIHC
Managing Director Histology Facility
Stowers Institute for Medical Research
1000 E. 50th St.
Kansas City, MO 64110

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