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Mounting medium

derek a. zelmer zelmeda4 at WFU.EDU
Mon Oct 21 17:13:37 EST 1996

On Mon, 21 Oct 1996, Riccardo A. Fiorillo wrote:

> Could anyone tell me what is the best mounting medium to use for mounting
> trematodes? I have used Permount before, but I am wondering if there is
> anything else out there that may work better.

The main problem with Permount is that it crystalizes over time. I prefer 
to use Canada Balsam...although it is expensive. If you do try balsam, 
make sure that it is neutral, or your specimens will destain.

Derek Zelmer

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