Hoyer's durability

Myles Axton myles.axton at zoo.ox.ac.uk
Mon Jun 16 13:58:37 EST 1997


Does anyone have experience with storing Hoyer's cuticle preps? 
Disney and Henshaw (1988) Antenna 12, 106-7 say it doesn't last if you use
glucose. We use glycerol and lactic acid, but no glucose. Are chloral
hydrate-based media stable for years?

Dr J.M. Axton
Department of Zoology
University of Oxford
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