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Theory and Practice of Histological Techniques

Handbook / Manual
Contributions from almost 30 expert contributors involved in teaching, research and practice provide a well-rounded perspective
Extensive summary tables, charts and boxes make reference easy
Color photomicrographs provide visual guidance on the latest techniques

By: John D Bancroft (Editor), Alan Stevens (Editor)

744 pages, 250 illustrations

Churchill Livingstone

Hardback | Oct 2007 | Edition: 6 | #211326 | ISBN-13: 9780443102790
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NHBS Price: £132.00 $166/€157 approx

About this book

Here's the latest edition of the leading reference work on histological techniques. Theory and Practice of Histological Techniques is an essential and invaluable resource no matter what part you play in histological preparations and applications, whether you're a student or a highly experienced laboratory professional. This is a one stop reference book that will help you at the beginning of your career and which will remain valuable to you, even as you gain experience in daily practice.


Contents

- Managing the Laboratory
- Safety in the Laboratory
- Light Microscopy
- Fixation of Tissues
- The Gross Room/Surgical Cutup
- Tissue Processing
- Microtomy: Paraffin and Frozen
- How do Histological Stains Work?
- The Hematoxylins and Eosin
- Connective Tissues and Stains
- Carbohydrates
- Lipids
- Proteins and Nucleic Acids
- Pigments and MInerals
- Amyloid
- The Dispersed Neuroendocrine System, Cytoplasmic Granules, and other Organelles
- Microorganisms
- Bone
- Techniques in Neuropathology
- Enzyme Histochemistry and its Diagnostic Applications
- Immunohistochemical Techniques
- Immunohistochemistry Quality Control
- Immunohistochemistry Applications in Pathology
- Immunofluorescent Techniques
- Tissue Microarray
- Molecular Pathology--In Sits Hybridization
- Genetic Testing: Utilization of Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization (FISH)
- Laser Microdissection
- Plastic Embedding for Light Microscopy
- Electron Microscopy
- Quantitative Data from Microscopic Specimens
- Ergonomics
- Appendices


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