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Redundancy of washing in the preparation of biological specimens for transmission electron microscopy

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>11/1975
<mark>Journal</mark>Journal of Microscopy
Issue number2
Number of pages11
Pages (from-to)193-203
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English


A marine unicellular organism, human trophoblast tissue and cultured trophoblast cells of human origin have been satisfactorily preserved for electron microscopy without resort to washing either before dehydration or between different stages of fixation.

The time required to fix and dehydrate a specimen using this method is 55 min.