[Histonet] Re: Cooling paraffin blocks with ice

Hobbs, Carl carl.hobbs <@t> kcl.ac.uk
Sat Sep 29 12:23:29 CDT 2012

Nobody has yet mentioned the rationale behind the need to cool Pwax blocks.
Sure, it makes sectioning easier but....not always.
Never forget the "huff"!

Let's get back down to microtomy basics, so newbies have an appreciation that sectioning is a mechanical process, as well as an "art-form"?
Sure, applies to cryostat, Pwax,vibratome.....

Curious Carl

Carl Hobbs
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