[Histonet] Re:Control slide storage

Mark Frei Mark.Frei <@t> sial.com
Fri Nov 21 08:56:33 CST 2008

Just as a frame of reference, alkaline phosphatase is a very labile enzyme 
that can loose activity quickly in storage.  For alk phos histochemistry 
controls, we store fixed peripheral blood smears individually wrapped in 
parafilm at -70 C for up to a year with minimal loss of activity.

Mark Frei  MT(ASCP)
Sigma-Aldrich Hematology & Histology 
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