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Immunochemical Tags for Apoptosis?

Angela Hofstra Hofstra at aa.wl.com
Fri Mar 22 13:40:51 EST 1996


Anil K Dhiri <pathit at pathit.com> wrote:
>Colleagues
>
>I am lookinto into apoptosis and would be keen to hear from individuals 
>who have used an immunochemical marker to identify apoptotic bodies in 
>the liver.
>
>Anil
>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Dr Anil K Dhiri, DVM,MBA
>http://www.pathit.com
>Pathology On-Line
><<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<


Hi,


We've used ApoTag from Oncor on formalin fixed rat and mouse liver.  It 
didn't work on frozen liver at all.  There is a good article by Tom 
Goldsworthy in Toxicologic Pathology 24(1):24-35, 1996, comparing 
different methods for measuring apoptosis in liver.  We've also used an 
ELISA kit from Boehringer with some success.

Good luck,

Angela





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