Donor Tissue Kindly Provided by Dr. Gloria Pryhuber from the University of Rochester Medical Center


  1. For Frozen tissue, rinsed slides for 2X in PBS, then Incubated slides for 5 min in 4% PFA/PBS, then rinsed slides 1X in PBS.
  2. Rinsed slides for 3 minutes in running dH2O.
  3. Slides were then stained in filtered Hematoxylin for 60 seconds. (Gold Standard Harris Hemotoxylin, Acidified, Mercury; Cat # 24245 Polysciences Inc,).
  4. Rinsed slides in tap water until water turned cleared then rinsed in dH2O
  5. Rinsed slides in Lithium Carbonate: 20 dips. (Lithium Carbonate ACS Grade; Cat # 255823-500G Sigma Aldrich). Lithium carbonate is prepared by over-saturating in dH2O.
  6. Rinsed slides in dH2O 3X 20 dips.
  7. Rinsed slides in 70% ETOH for 20 dips.
  8. Rinsed slides in 80% ETOH for 20 dips.
  9. Stained slides in Eosin for 15 seconds. (Eosin Y 0.5% Alcohol Solution, Cat # 09859 Polysciences Inc,).
  10. Rinsed slides in a series of 95% ETOH washes. 10 dips for the first and second washes, 15 dips in the third and fourth washes.
  11. Rinsed slides 3X in 100% ETOH. 10 dips for the first and second washes and 15 dips in the third and fourth washes.
  12. Rinsed slides in 2X in Xylene, followed by 6 more washes in xylene.
  13. Coverslip with Permount. (Permount Toulene Solution UN 1294, Cat # SP-15-500 Fisher Scientific).

Tissue Used: LMH-D032-LLL-8A2.21

Gender: Male

Age: 3 Years

Gestational Age at Birth:  36 weeks