Carnoy's solution


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Carnoy's solution

[′kär‚nȯiz sə′lü·shən]
(materials)
A tissue fixative composed of mercuric salts and acetic acids; used where penetration of hard objects such as seeds is required.
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Harvested cells were treated with 1 mL 75 mM KC1 for 15 min at room temperature and fixed in 5 mL Carnoy's solution (a freshly prepared 3:1 mixture of methanol and acetic acid).
075 M KCl for 10 min and fixed with Carnoy's solution (methanol:acetic acid 3:1, v/v) for 30 min.
On day 75 of pregnancy, placentomes from each ewe were fixed with Carnoy's solution by perfusion of the main vessel supplying the cotyledonary (COT; fetal) tissue.