for Muscle and Collagen
|Masson's alum hematoxylin|
|Light green SF||0.5||g|
5µ paraffin sections of neutral buffered formalin fixed tissue are suitable. Other fixatives are likely to be satisfactory. Most trichrome stains benefit from picric acid or mercuric chloride fixation. Formalin fixed tissues may benefit from secondary fixation of sections in Bouin's fluid.
Gray, Peter. (1954)
The Microtomist's Formulary and Guide.
Originally published by:– The Blakiston Co.
Republished by:– Robert E. Krieger Publishing Co.
Bulletin d'histologie appliquée à la physologie et à la pathologie et de technique
microscopique, v.11, pp.408
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