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to surround a pathological or histological specimen with a firm and sometimes hard medium such as paraffin, wax, celloidin, or a resin, in order to make possible the cutting of thin sections for microscopic examination.

Synonym: imbed. Fix or set securely or deeply; He planted a knee in the back of his opponent; The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum.


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embedding cells in paraffin

Hi, How can I embed cells in a 6-wells plate into paraffin wax? I cannot detach the cells so this has to be done in situ. Thanks.

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by aguy
Thu Jan 24, 2013 11:19 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: embedding cells in paraffin
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Portable Medical Devices - State of the Art Technology ?

... etc Web Links ---------------- http://www.absolutemed.com http://www2.electronicproducts.com/Powering_po... http://www.techdesignforums.com/embedded/embed... http://www.actel.com/documents/Low_Pwr_FPGA_Me... Thanks & Regards, Prashant S Akerkar

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by prashantakerkar
Sat Oct 15, 2011 7:24 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Portable Medical Devices - State of the Art Technology ?
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Views: 3699

Theories - Origin of Life

... and just trying to adjust to his theory of the origin of species. The theory of evolution before Darwin came up as a "whipping boy", embed it in biology and used to criticize the science of being a missionary. Darwin's theory works seamlessly with the theory of Devolution from the ...

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by LeoPol
Thu Jun 02, 2011 10:10 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
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Preserving organic matter

I am trying to embed slices of fruit/vegetables in crystal resin. Can anyone tell me if there is a way of preserving the fruit/vegetables so that they remain in perfect condition once in the resin? Thank you so much.

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by KatieBird
Wed Dec 30, 2009 4:47 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Preserving organic matter
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Views: 2499

The Fiber Disease

... addition, they proposed that the methanogens are producing the EPS, forming an aggregate that then acts as a backbone in which other species can embed. Physiologically, this mode of structuring seems a reasonable strategy, since it would result in the strictly anaerobic methanogens, being situated ...

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by London
Tue Dec 12, 2006 9:48 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
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