Davidsons solution

Tom Parker tparker at lacsd.org
Wed Mar 29 17:17:00 EST 2000


Geoff Read wrote:
> 
> > I've found a reference stating that Davidsons solution is the "preferred
> > fixative for marine invertebrates and produces the least shrinking of
> > reproductive tissue"  Has anyone else heard of and/or use this?
> 
> One must be careful that there are not multiple solutions a Davidson is
> responsible for. 


Greetings:

And here is another formulation:

95% ethyl alcohol....30ml
formalin.............20ml
glacial acetic acid..10ml
distilled water......30ml

Above comes from:  Humason, G. 1979.  Animal Tissue Techniques. 4th
edition. page 470.

bye for now

Tom Parker


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