B-Gal and Methyl Salicylate

Dave Bates dobates at ucdavis.edu
Fri Apr 8 16:50:57 EST 1994

Does the reaction product of X-Gal and B-Gal (the blue stuff) dissolve
out of fixed tissue when cleared with Methyl Salicylate? It was blue
before I dehydrated it and cleared it (I swear it was, but nobody here
believes me now :-( but after O/N in MS it was clear as a bell, without
any evidence of B-Gal being there at all. Where'd he go?

Dave Bates,                                        dobates at ucdavis.edu
Department of Human Physiology, University of California at Davis
No I don't have a sense of humour, now buy me a beer

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