A rapid nuclear fixative used as a mordant in some staining procedures. The reagents of the stock solution are mercuric chloride, potassium bichromate and sodium sulphate. The working solution consists of 95 % Zenker stock + 5 % glacial acetic acid.
When glacial acetic acid has been replaced by formalin, it is called formol-Zenker fixative
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