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Solubility table for dyes and chemicals

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Extracts from Woods and Ellis, Laboratory Histopathology

Amyloid - by Richard Williams, Director, Clinical Pathology Services, Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia. Describes the structure and different types of amyloid as well as staining methods. Extract from Woods and Ellis, Laboratory Histopathology: A Complete Reference, 1994 Churchill Livingstone.

Bone by RJ Moore. Extract from Woods and Ellis, Laboratory Histopathology: A Complete Reference, 1994 Churchill Livingstone.

Connective Tissue by Roy Ellis. Extract from Woods and Ellis, Laboratory Histopathology: A Complete Reference, 1994 Churchill Livingstone.

Cryotechniques - by Mark Donovan and Henry Preston. Extract from Woods and Ellis, Laboratory Histopathology: A Complete Reference, 1994 Churchill Livingstone.

Demonstration of Micro-organisms by Selwyn Stevens. Extract from Woods and Ellis, Laboratory Histopathology: A Complete Reference, 1994 Churchill Livingstone.

Fixation by Anthony Leong. Extract from Woods and Ellis, Laboratory Histopathology: A Complete Reference, 1994 Churchill Livingstone.

Haematoxylin and Counterstains by Anthony Woods. Extract from Woods and Ellis, Laboratory Histopathology: A Complete Reference, 1994 Churchill Livingstone.

Microtomy by Roy Ellis. Extract from Woods and Ellis, Laboratory Histopathology: A Complete Reference, 1994 Churchill Livingstone.

Mountants - by Anthony Woods. Extract from Woods and Ellis, Laboratory Histopathology: A Complete Reference, 1994 Churchill Livingstone.

Special Tissues, Cell Organelles and Inclusions by Robyn Siebert and John Stirling. Extract from Woods and Ellis, Laboratory Histopathology: A Complete Reference, 1994 Churchill Livingstone.
Mast Cells - describes the structure and function of Mast cells and staining methods
Pancreas - Describes the structure and function of Pancreas and staining methods.
Paneth cells - Describes the structure and function of Paneth cells and staining methods.
Pituitary - Describes the structure and function of the Pituitary and staining methods.
Romanowsky Techniques - The history, current practice and staining methods.

Resin Processing by Barry Gormley and Roy Ellis. Extract from Woods and Ellis, Laboratory Histopathology: A Complete Reference, 1994 Churchill Livingstone.

Tissue Processing by Leigh Winsor. Extract from Woods and Ellis, Laboratory Histopathology: A Complete Reference, 1994 Churchill Livingstone.


Histology Links

The Histology Group of Victoria Home Page. Look out for 'Paraffinalia' the bi-monthly publication of the Group. Back copies also available. Great immuno images.
Hoslink - A Hospital, Medical and Biomedical Resources site with an empahasis on Pathology. Hoslink contains 250 pages of links, tutorials, med tech resources, web related Freestuff pages and downloadable pathology manuals.
Histology Procedures Manuals - Susan Wall, at the University of Utah, has compiled a number of excellent Histology procedure manuals that are available in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format. Included are staining methods and safety information.
Histonet Archives - a veritable treasure of the most useful discussions and information on histotechnique from the Histonet Listserver.
Histonet Listserver - Subscribe to the Histonet Listserver. Discussions with other professionals with an interest in Histology.
The Colorado Society of Histotechnology have a newsletter, photographs and links.
John Kiernan's Home Page for histochemistry, neuroanatomy and an FAQ page as well as other worthwhile items.
Plastination - Preparing gross specimens for demonstration using the technique of plastination.
Stains file is a Histology related site maintained by Bryan Llewellyn, who has a particular interest in how dyes work.
UCDavis School of Medicine look at the 'Quiz-O-Rama'!
The Urbana Atlas of Pathology at the University of Illinois College of Medicine has a myriad of images from many body sites.
The University of Nottingham, Pathology Department Home Page. An excellent Histology related site edited by James Lowe.

Vendor Links

Energy Beam Sciences - Microwaves, microtomy, ultramicrotomy and EM.
Merck - Information on Merck products
Polysciences - Supplier of all histology needs.
Prositech Australia - Supplier of all histology needs.
Sakura US - Product information and Histo-logic
Syncroscopy - Rapid slide scanning and image stitching

Updated 5.1.07
Roy C Ellis 2007