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Offline voland

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Silver stainings?
« on: October 04, 2008, 08:33:46 AM »
Hi,

Has anybody any experience with silver stainings on brain tissue? Is it better tha FluoroJade to show neurodegeneration/cell death?

Silver stainings?
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Offline richard03

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Re: Silver stainings?
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2008, 05:49:47 PM »
Olmos's amino cupric sliver staining method is commonly used for neurodegeneration. But FluoroJade is probably easier method.

A application for sliver method.

Neuronal Degeneration in Canine Narcolepsy
http://www.npi.ucla.edu/sleepresearch/CanineArticle/CanineArticle.htm

A most recent paper about Olmos sliver method.

A modified silver technique (de Olmos stain) for assessment of neuronal and axonal degeneration.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18309923


Re: Silver stainings?
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