Tissue processing : Aims, Principle and steps of tissue processing

Tissue processing is the technique by which fixed tissues are made suitable for embedding within a supportive medium such as molten paraffin wax. It is the next step after fixation and a very important step…

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Fixation : Aims and effects of fixation

With a few exceptions (such as enzyme activity in tissue cultures, frozen or frozen-dried preparations), histochemical investigations on living cells are not performed because it is difficult to maintain the tissue and/or cell integrity under…

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7 Properties of an Ideal Fixative In Histopathology

Any histological or cytological laboratory technique begins with fixation. Fixation is a method of preserving the chemical and physical condition of the cells in the tissue, as well as preventing all biochemical and proteolytic activities…

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