Example sentences for: acetone

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  • For immunofluorescent detection of dengue-specific proteins, cells growing on chamber slides were rinsed in room-temperature PBS and then fixed in cold acetone for 10 min at -20°C.

  • The plates were dried, immersed in 0.5% polyisobutylmethacrylate in acetone, and sequentially incubated with Stx-1, anti-Stx-1 monoclonal antibody (purified from a hybridoma cell line, 13C4 (ATCC, Rockville, MD), as previously described [ 9 ] ), and 125I-goat anti-mouse IgG (DuPont NEN, Boston, MA).

  • Among the coagulant fixatives, acetone produced the best results with respect to preservation of microextensions, staining of actin with either phalloidin or with monoclonal β-actin antibodies, and staining of microtubules with a monoclonal anti-β-tubulin reagent.

  • The slides were dried ~2 h at room temperature, fixed 5 min in acetone, dried 30 min, and stored at -80°C until immunoperoxidase staining was performed.

  • Five-micrometer cryosections were mounted onto uncoated microscope slides, immediately fixed by immersion in acetone for 30 s and washed with RNAse-free water.

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