[Histonet] unstained paraffin tissue slides storage
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Wed Nov 3 15:51:32 CDT 2010
We always stored our unstained paraffin slides in slides boxes at -80 degrees.
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Subject: [Histonet] unstained paraffin tissue slides storage
I found here a few disscussions regarding the storage of tissue slides but I did
not find a clear answer to the questions I have. I would really appreciate an
answer from anybody that has experience with this.
I need to store for long term a bunch of unstained tissue slides for the purpose
of doing immunostaining even in a few years from now on. Unfortunatelly they
were stored for about 3 years at room temperature. What it is
usually recomended: to store them at -20 degrees Celsius? If yes, is it OK to
store them in the regular 100 slides boxes? And when you need to start an
immunostaining just take them out of the freezer and let them at room temp for a
while before starting the stain or what procedure do you use?
I heard some labs keep them in nitrogen gas containers. Do you have any info
Any imput is appreciated!
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