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.


too many names

comparison with methanal

chemistry of fixation

recipes for polymethanal buffers

4% PFA


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