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Human Lung Confocal Imaging Donor D024 ABCA3 homozygous mutation showing expressions of HSPA5, ABCA3, and ACTA2

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


Immunofluorescence- HSPA5, ABCA3, and ACTA2


Purpose:  Stain slides of 5µmparaffin sections of human lung provided by the HTC for HSPA5, ABCA3, and ACTA2 with antigen retrieval.

Day 1

  1. Paraffin sections are placed at 60oC for 2 hours to overnight to melt paraffin.
  2. Paraffin sections are then placed in xylene 3X for 10 minutes each, followed by 3X in 100% ETOH for 3 minutes each, 95% ETOH for 3 minutes each, and 70% ETOH for 3 minutes each. Slides are then placed in 1X PBS for 5 minutes to completely rehydrate tissue.
  3. Antigen retrieval, pH 6.0 (times will vary according to mic