[Histonet] accidentally frozen samples

Louise Renton louise.renton <@t> gmail.com
Fri May 20 02:30:51 CDT 2011

Probably the bone staining will be OK - how about sending the student to the
arctic circle for a few days in winter? - that may be a good lesson about
not freezing tissues. Just kidding :-)

On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 9:24 AM, Tora Bardal <tora.bardal <@t> bio.ntnu.no>wrote:

> One of our students accidentally put his samples in the freezer after
> formaldehyde/glutardialdehyde/PBS fixation. The samples (fish very early
> stage, of course rare species) were meant for LM/EM morphology studies.
> Good morphology is out, but is there a chance he can do cartilage/bone
> staining? Or do we need to send him abroad for new sampling at the next
> spawning time?
> Tora Bardal
> Senior Engineer
> NTNU Center of Fisheries and Aquaculture
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