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scientific instrument that cuts thin slices of something for microscopic examination

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Proportion of Gleason 6 and 7 prostate tumor needle biopsies with nonevaluable PTEN immunostaining results by paraffin block age at time of microtomy. F through I, Effect of slide storage duration on PTEN E Block age (years) 1 304 2 24 3 23 4 30 5 18 6 26 7 25 8 22 9 10 10 18 11 17 12 11 13 7 14 10 15 10 Note: Table made from bar graph.
Spherocrystals found in the cytoplasm of absorptive cells are easily removed during the preparation for microtomy, resulting in empty sites (Figure 4A, B).
Histological sections (about 5 pm thickness) were prepared by microtomy and stained with hematoxylineosin (H&E) dye for histological examination.
Axial sample portions at 25, 50, and 75 percent of tree height were collected from western Uganda and prepared for maceration, microtomy, and microscopy.
These sections were then routinely processed according to the standard procedures for paraffin embedding, microtomy and staining with Haematoxylin and Eosin stains.
Paraffin sections of 3-5 microns thick were prepared from the paraffin blocks by microtomy followed by routine staining with hematoxylin and eosin [7].
Accessioning, gross cassette verification, tissue processing, embedding, microtomy, order entry, primary staining, advanced staining, case assembly, pathologist review and archive are the various processes of tissue diagnostics.
Subsequently, microtomy was performed with slices of 7 mm using an Olympus CUT 4055 microtomer (Germany).
Fixation, Preparation of tissues for microtomy, Microtomy, General outline of the theory and practice of staining and general staining procedures.
The specimen for TEM imaging was prepared by ultra microtomy in order to obtain thin section of about 60 nm.
UVA depth profiling is now routinely done using slab microtomy sectioning at ~7-10 1.1m thickness.
Theory of microtomy artefacts in arthropod cuticle.
This technology review will demonstrate how XPS can provide useful information to the coatings industry by measuring the chemistry of a material surface, and also by probing into a material using angle resolve depth profiling, sputter depth profiling, and ultra-low-angle microtomy.
Blocks selected for microtomy by the lottery method were rotated about their long axis in order to satisfy sampling conditions for estimation of surface areas from vertical sections (Baddeley et al., 1986).