Article06. Mar 2012 Institute: Leica Biosystems, Wetzlar, GermanyThis second part of the Fixation and Fixatives series covers the factors that influence the rate and effectiveness of tissue fixation as well as looking at two common fixatives: formaldehyde (histology) and glutaraldehyde (ultrastructural electron microscopy studies).
Article06. Mar 2012 Institute: Leica Biosystems, Wetzlar, GermanyIn this fourth part of the Fixation and Fixatives series, we look at some of the many popular and traditional fixative solutions that have been used in histology for the last 100 years. This part also has an overview of proprietary solutions and provides advice on how to select the right…