microtomy


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microtomy

[mī′kräd·ə·mē]
(biology)
Cutting of thin sections of specimens with a microtome.
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Compositional Analysis of Thin Intermediate Layers In the Multilayer Films by Ultra-Low-Angle Microtomy," Nippon Setchaku Gakkaishi, 44(4), 124 (2008).
The Use of Ultra-Low-Angle Microtomy Combined with XPS and ToF-SIMS to Probe the Chemistry of Buried Interfaces at the Nanometer Scale Depth Resolution," Proc.
Examination of the stained slides before release to the pathologist is the histologist's last opportunity for identifying problems related to processing, embedding, microtomy, staining, and labeling.
Most work time in the histology laboratory was spent in microtomy (median, 25.
These coated panels were used for in-plane microtomy experiments, as well as PAS-FTIR measurements.
Eight-micron sections of each clearcoat were obtained by in-plane microtomy, extracted with methylene chloride, and UV spectra obtained on the extract.
Sections with a thickness of 70 nm were prepared by ultra microtomy with a diamond knife for transmission electron microscopy (TEM), using Jeol, JEM 2000 FX (Tokyo, Japan), to evaluate the dispersion, intercalation and exfoliation of the clay in the nanocomposites.
The freeze polishing was carried out using a glass knife in a PMC MT-XL ultramicrotome equipped with cryochamber CR-X (PMC Microtomy and Cryobiology Products).
Sample surfaces were also examined by scanning electron microscopy (SEM; Philips SEM 501B) after smoothing by microtomy and selective extraction of the poly(meth)acrylic component with toluene.
Sections of the PP specimens were taken perpendicular to the surface of the plates by different methods of microtomy.