EMS Technical Tips

Elimination of Section Contamination During Staining

To eliminate section contamination during the staining procedure please refer to:

Mollenhauer, H.H. and Morre’, D.J. (1978). Contamination of thin sections, cause and elimination. Proc. 9th Int. Cong. Electron. Microsc., Vol.II, p.78

Mollenhauer, H.H. (1986b). Stain contamination and embedding in electron microscopy. Proc. 44th Ann. Meet. EMSA, p.50. San Francisco Press, San Francisco

Kuo, J., et al (1981). Forming and removing stain precipitates on ultrathin sections. Stain Technol., 56:199