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Regarding impact of formaldehyde on isotope tissue, see

http://epswww.unm.edu/facstaff/zsharp/edwards.pdf

Sincerely,

Zach


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 animal tissues. 
>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.
> 
> Cheers
> 
> catherine
> 
> 
> 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
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
>From: Stable Isotope Geochemistry 
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> Sent: Monday, 27 August 2007 23:15
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> Subject: Re: [ISOGEOCHEM] Impact of formaldehyde/alcohol 
>on biogenic carbonates
> 
> Laura, I will check on the status of a paper local prof 
>working on. There is a problem with preservatives and 
>otoliths.
> Bob
> 
>> 
>> 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
>> 
>> Laura Foster
>> Leibniz-Institut für Meereswissenschaften IFM-GEOMAR 
>>Dienstgebäude 
>> Ostufer Wischhofstr. 1-3
>> 24148 Kiel
>> Germany
>> 
>> Telephone: +49 (0)431 600-2109
>> Fax:+49 (0)431 600-2805
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>