rat perfusion

Nigel Kenward mbxnjk at vax.nott.ac.uk
Tue Mar 19 11:57:52 EST 1996


Enter Your Name Here wrote:
> 
> In article
> <Pine.SUN.3.91.960313181608.20212A-100000 at arcturus.oac.uci.edu>, Neal
> Prakash <eamg061 at arcturus.oac.uci.edu> wrote:
> 
> > Hello,
> >
> > I'm on the market to buy a peristalic pump to be used for rat
> > perfusions.
> 
> what Medieval institution are you at where you still do
> perfusions? =)
> 
> sean carriedo


Dear Sean,
Have you ever fixed material e.g. whole brain for EM or immuno EM ?
If so, you will know that to get excellent quality fixation with quality fixatives, 
perfusion is the ONLY method that works reliably and well ! Other methods are a gamble !
Medieval No,
careful - YES !

Good luck Prakash !

Nigel Kenward
Biochemistry,
Nottingham University
UK



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