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a compound (such as ethanol or formaldehyde) that fixes tissues and cells for microscopic study

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a varnish dissolved in alcohol and sprayed over pictures to prevent smudging

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MATERIALS * Drawing paper, corrugated cardboard, newspaper, book pages, wallpaper samples, tissue paper * Tempera and acrylic paint, paintbrushes, paint trays * Oil and chalk pastels, colored pencils * Glue (white glue and white glue mixed with black acrylic) * Craft knives (we used X-ACTO[R]) * Spray fixative
What "normal" is turns out to depend significantly on the fixative used.
As they can see in our title, we aimed to compare fixatives for their application in routine practice and research, which means we focused on methods used in routine pathology as well as research applications.
Then we used the obtained compound as a new fixative in the stabilization of herbal tissues for SEM imaging," Dr.
Deering used a fixative to freeze the location of the bacteria in the plant tissues before slicing samples.
Combe International boasts a range of brands from men's haircolour to feminine hygiene to denture fixative seals.
Those factors that can be standardized include the time the specimen is at room temperature, the tem perature of the room, the type of fixative used, and the time the biospecimen is spent in the fixative, and the rate of freezing.
To develop a convenient healthy food snack, partially hydrogenated vegetable fat, used as the flavor fixative agent, was replaced by a non-fat-flavoring solution that was enriched with inulin and oligofructose.
After obtaining the sample, the cellular material on the brush should be transferred to the glass slide provided in the kit (Figure 3, page 29), then completely covered with the fixative that is supplied in individual packets (Figure 4, page 29).
PAMPERED convicts are furious because their "tuck shop" goodies have been slashed - leaving them with no false teeth fixative, snack bars or custard creams to dunk in their tea.
After transcardial perfusion with fixative, eyes were removed, embedded in epoxy resin, sectioned, and mounted.
Because RNAlater is readily used for field sample transportation, laboratory assistants could falsely interpret RNAlater as a disinfectant fixative.
The chemicals are added to meat products as a preservative, an antimicrobial agent and a colour fixative.