Difference between revisions of "Polymethanal (paraformaldehyde)"

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Polymethanal is a common fixative in biology. It is used to reduce degradation in cells, tissue and entire organisms before further experiments, e.g. antibody staining.
 
Polymethanal is a common fixative in biology. It is used to reduce degradation in cells, tissue and entire organisms before further experiments, e.g. antibody staining.
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== too many names ==
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== comparison with methanal ==
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== chemistry of fixation ==
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== recipes for polymethanal buffers ==
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=== 4% PFA ===
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== links ==

Revision as of 10:24, 11 April 2007

Polymethanal is a common fixative in biology. It is used to reduce degradation in cells, tissue and entire organisms before further experiments, e.g. antibody staining.

too many names

comparison with methanal

chemistry of fixation

recipes for polymethanal buffers

4% PFA

links