[Histonet] Zinc-Tris mouse hearts
BMolinari <@t> texasheart.org
Tue Sep 11 06:40:41 CDT 2012
I am going to have some mouse hearts that have been fixed in zinc-Tris fixative. I have never worked with this before. My question is about processing. After doing some looking, I found an article that advised checking the solutions on the processor , the first couple of alcohols , to be sure there is no carry over of formalin. I understand that the object if this fixative is to avoid formalin but is this step necessary?
Thank you in advance.
Betsy Molinari HT(ASCP)
Texas Heart Institute
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