staining oil droplets

Brian Salisbury DSMT45A at
Wed Jan 25 22:14:25 EST 1995

Try this technique: Fix cells with 10% formalin (neutral-buffered). Stain 
oil droplets using 0.5% oil red O in 70% triethylphosphate (balance: 
water). You might need to do a time-course to optimize staining but I 
would start with staining the fixed cells for 5 minutes first. If you 
want to put a cover slip on the preparation I suggest using warmed 

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