Wow thanks for that Zachery.
We still want to look at DMSO and bleaching effects on vertebrae?
Is there anyone that you may know of that's looked into this?
Catherine Pratt, Ph.D
AIMS/CDU Research Fellow
Arafura Timor Sea Research Facility (ATRF)
23 Ellengowan Dve, Brinkin Darwin
N.T. Australia 0909 PO Box 40197
Ph: (08) 8920 9251
Fax: (08) 8920 9988
From: Stable Isotope Geochemistry [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Zachary D Sharp
Sent: Tuesday, 28 August 2007 11:28
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Subject: Re: [ISOGEOCHEM] Impact of formaldehyde/alcohol on biogenic carbonates
Regarding impact of formaldehyde on isotope tissue, see
On Tue, 28 Aug 2007 10:38:16 +0930
Catherine Pratt <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Dear List members,
> I would also like to know if there is any recent knowledge/literature
>on the impact of EtOH, DMSO, and formaldehyde on isotope signatures in
>Specifically on fish/shark tissue.
> If not I am setting up an experiment to do so.
> I have recently set-up an IRMS at the Australian Institute of Marine
>Science in Darwin Australia.
> Catherine Pratt, Ph.D
> AIMS/CDU Research Fellow
> Arafura Timor Sea Research Facility (ATRF)
> 23 Ellengowan Dve, Brinkin Darwin
> N.T. Australia 0909 PO Box 40197
> Ph: (08) 8920 9251
>Fax: (08) 8920 9988
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> Subject: Re: [ISOGEOCHEM] Impact of formaldehyde/alcohol on biogenic
> Laura, I will check on the status of a paper local prof working on.
>There is a problem with preservatives and otoliths.
>> Dear List members,
>> Does anyone have any experience or know of any literature which
>>discusses the impact of using biological preservation fluids such as
>>formaldehyde/alcohol on the geochemistry of biogenic carbonates (trace
>>elements and/or isotopes).
>> Thank you in advance.
>> Best wishes
>> Laura Foster
>> Leibniz-Institut für Meereswissenschaften IFM-GEOMAR Dienstgebäude
>>Ostufer Wischhofstr. 1-3
>> 24148 Kiel
>> Telephone: +49 (0)431 600-2109
>> Fax:+49 (0)431 600-2805