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Merge/split Proposals &c[edit]

For those who don't know, there's some discussion about how to develop the articles specific to individual immuno methods. If you're interested, join in here. (No need to respond on this page) — eitch 16:55, 18 April 2008 (UTC)


I've re-written the page from the bottom up. I think it is best mainly left as a set of links to already comprehensive articles on specific immunostaining methods. I'd be tempted to grade it a B, but I'll let other people take a look at what I've done. Dr Aaron 12:34, 26 September 2006 (UTC)

Not a lot of comments, but I'll make it a B anyway. Dr Aaron 13:28, 2 December 2006 (UTC)

Your rewrite[edit]

Hello, Dr Aaron. Thanks for all of teh work that you've put into the article, but I'm not sure that reducing it to its barest of bones is the best approach. I think that I understand what you were trying to do, but it seems to me that an encyclopedia is supposed to fully explain a subject, especially one as important as immunostaining. What do all of the various immunological techniques have in common? Why do people use them? What are their limits? – ClockworkSoul 06:08, 27 September 2006 (UTC)

While I appreciate the reasons for your reversion, I still think my re-write was more accurate and provided easy access to highly comprehensive immunostaining pages (many of which I contributed to). One of the wastes I see with Wikipedia is that there is so much redundancy in what is written - people duplicate information where a link would suffice. Still, I agree that I could have put more information about the commonalities and differences between the methods, their limitations and, most importantly their uses.
The current page is a woeful effort. When I get a chance, I plan to revert the page to my original effort, but expand and elaborate on this. Dr Aaron 23:15, 27 September 2006 (UTC)
OK, I had another go, but I have left the links to the main pages in. It is also referenced now. Dr Aaron 05:56, 28 September 2006 (UTC)

"via dry, semi-dry, or wet blotting methods," what are these methods. I've looked all over the internet and can't get a definitive answer. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 05:44, 10 April 2008 (UTC)

dry, semi-dry, and wet blotting just refers to the different apparatuses used for blotting. The end result is essentiall the same between the three. -AkD —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 02:53, 11 August 2008 (UTC)