[Histonet] peach stone (pit) sectioning?

Hans B Snyder hans <@t> histologistics.com
Tue Feb 3 16:44:18 CST 2015


I have cut small pieces of pine (wood) on the cryostat by soaking it in warm water. I had to collect the sections in a water bath so they would unfold. 
The longer you soak it, especially warm or hit water, the softer it should in theory get.

Good luck!

Hans B Snyder
Hans <@t> histologistics.com

> On Feb 3, 2015, at 16:20, Preiszner, Johanna <PREISZNE <@t> mail.etsu.edu> wrote:
> Hi Netters,
> does anybody know how I could soften up a hard fruit pit for sectioning?
> Thanks,
> Hanna Preiszner
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