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Mounting medium

mounting medium

(Science: microscopy) Any liquid, polymer, resin, melt, or even gas used to mount microscopical specimens before examination. The chief attributes of a mounting medium are refractive index, viscosity, lack of colour and long-term chemical stability.

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Methylene Blue Solution use in staining variety of bacteria?

... stain). 5. Clear in xylene or xylene substitute. 6. Mount with resinous mounting medium.

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by scytek
Sun Feb 22, 2015 9:22 am
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Topic: Methylene Blue Solution use in staining variety of bacteria?
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Why cytospin?

... slides (either by adhesive slides or poly-L-Lysine coated plate) with a mounting medium. But some people cytospin their cells on a slide and process them after that. So I am ...

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by evilid
Tue Dec 14, 2010 2:51 am
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Topic: Why cytospin?
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