microtomy


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microtomy

[mī′kräd·ə·mē]
(biology)
Cutting of thin sections of specimens with a microtome.
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Abbreviations: bl--basal lamina; gc--generative cell; h--hemocyte; hc--hepatic cell; is--intercellular space; jo--junction occlusion; m--mitochondria; mv--microvilli; n-- nuclei; rer--rough endoplasmic reticulum; arrow in (A): spherocrystal; arrow in (B): spaces observed in the cytoplasm resulting from the removal of spherocrystals during microtomy.
Block- and Slide-Tracking Solutions Process Step Tracking Solution Tissue processing Receipt of blocks from the grossing area Embedding Scan blocks for instructions and information Microtomy Scan cassettes and print labeled slides or slide labels Staining (including Bar code-driven autostainers [+ or -] immunohistochemistry) [down arrow] middleware Case assembly Scan folders/trays to track all scanned slides Case delivery Record slide arrival at destination Slide review Bar code scanners available at sign-out Table 5.
To this end, a novel microtoming method, ultra-low-angle microtomy (ULAM), has been developed that can resolve material composition as a function of depth.
If the specimen is too small to carve manually, pieces and fragments may be prepared in cross section by freehand cutting, polishing, or microtomy of the sample following embedment in a supporting material.
The same phenomenon took place in the cutting process, during which the number of fragments increased as part of embedding in paraffin and the fragmentation of tissue during the microtomy process, suggesting that at least part of this phenomenon could be related to histotechnician technique and providing another potential target for further investigation as we explore our process.
This material was stored in a dewar flask containing liquid nitrogen until microtomy process.
Our histology technologists, as a routine, do not wear gloves when embedding processed tissues in paraffin wax or when doing microtomy of paraffin blocks.
histopathology, uhl mls will include histopathology equipment, reagents and consumables required for specimen containers, tissue fixation, processing, embedding, microtomy, he staining, special stains, immunohistochemistry, her2 molecular examinations, microscopy and digital pathology as well as an overall specimen tracking solution.
These tissues were fixed in 10% formalin solution for 24 hrs and then prepared for microtomy by paraffin wax embedding method.
Consequently, when the microtomy experiment was performed, nanotubes perpendicular to the blade of the knife were cut as well, leading to the subsequent observation of their cross sections.
When examining the responses from all laboratories, most work hours were spent performing microtomy (25.