[Histonet] Dry Film Coverslipping?

Cates, Julia JULIA.CATES at AdventHealth.com
Wed Oct 6 12:00:59 CDT 2021

Hello Histonet,

I have been asked to consider going Xylene free.  The only hang up that I am having is the coverslipping part.  We have an old Sakura Film coverslipper and I don't know how that would work without xylene.  When I did some searching in the archives, I found some comments made by Rene, that he used this type of coverslipper on oven dried slides but never referenced how.  Does anyone use this method in your lab?  If so, would you share your protocol and are there any problems to consider?


Julia C.

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