Carnoy's solution


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Carnoy's solution

[′kär‚nȯiz sə′lü·shən]
(materials)
A tissue fixative composed of mercuric salts and acetic acids; used where penetration of hard objects such as seeds is required.
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To determine the number of chromosomes, the oocytes released into the water were fixed in Carnoy's solution, transferred to fresh fixative after 30 min, and stored in a freezer.
Carnoy's solution carries the risk of IAN damage if the tumor is adjacent to this structure (19).
Carnoy's solution is a mixture of absolute alcohol, glacial acetic acid, chloroform and ferric chloride.
For recording stomatal size and frequency, strips of fully matured leaves from center of the plants were taken from each of the selected plant and were kept in Carnoy's solution for overnight to fix the material and removal of chlorophyll from the leaf tissues.
Smears of semen were prepared on glass slides air-dried and fixed for overnight in Carnoy's solution (methanol and glacial acetic acid in a 3:1 proportion).
The treatment of KOTs includes decompression; (8,9) marginal resection; (5) en bloc resection; (10) and adjuvant therapy, such as cryotherapy, (11) peripheral ostectomy, (7,12,13) and Carnoy's solution.