Table 1 Table of fixatives and stains.

From: A quantitative comparison of micro-CT preparations in Dipteran flies

Abbreviation Fix Stain Notes
ETH – PTA Ethanol PTA Fixed in 100% ethanol, stained in 0.5% PTA solution.
PFA - PTA PFA PTA Fixed in 2% PFA solution, stained in 0.5% PTA solution.
ETH - Iodine Ethanol Iodine Fixed in 100% ethanol, stained in 0.15% iodine solution.
PFA - Iodine PFA Iodine Fixed in 2% PFA solution, stained in 0.15% iodine solution.
ETH - Lugol Ethanol Lugol’s Iodine Fixed in 100% ethanol, stained in 1% Lugol’s Iodine.