Vibratome sections of difficult tissues

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T Zelander, S Kirkeby

After 1 hours of aldehyde fixation, 4 to 20 hours of soaking in 2% BSA (bovine serum albumin) solution and another 17 hours in the same fixative, the vibratome will produce smooth, even sections from agar embedded guinea pig thyroid, skeletal muscle or larynx with the same ease as it will from soft, homogeneous tissues such as liver or spleen.
Original languageEnglish
JournalBiotechnic and Histochemistry
Volume53
Issue number5
Pages (from-to)251-5
Number of pages4
ISSN1052-0295
Publication statusPublished - 1978

Bibliographical note

Keywords: Agar; Animals; Fixatives; Guinea Pigs; Histological Techniques; Larynx; Microtomy; Muscles; Serum Albumin, Bovine; Temperature; Thyroid Gland

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