mounting medium

mount·ing me·di·um

a substance, usually resinous, used for mounting a cover glass on histologic suspensions.
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Pre-filled cans (formalin), inbddningskassett, color solution, cover glass, mounting medium, blade, paraffin, formaldehyde solution, slides, etc.
Pitfalls to be avoided include improper centering of the medium droplet on the slide, using too little medium to accommodate the coverslip, and failure to rinse reactive macerants from the specimen prior to transfer to the mounting medium.
The brain tissues were placed in a cryostat and 30[micro]m sections were cut, free-floating in PBS, mounted on to glass slides and finally embedded with a fluorescence mounting medium.
Arterioles were mounted on microslides using either the Prolong Antifade mounting medium from Molecular Probes, Inc.
If it is filled with mounting medium or some other clear substance, the structure appears clear or translucent in transmitted light, or nearly invisible in reflected light.
We have selected silver flake (or tin flake for preparing sulfides since sulfides reacts with silver) as a mounting medium since they have good electrical conductivity, bleed the charge and help to conduct away the heat generated from the electron beam sample interaction and do not add an excessive number of peaks to the x-ray spectrum at analysis time.
Tissue in excess of what was necessary for diagnostic purposes was obtained <15 min after removal from the patient, embedded in cryostat mounting medium (TISSUE-Tek O.
Species whose glandular cells are not prone to extensive swelling might be scored as schizogenous regardless of the mounting medium.
Avoid destroying evidence by shotblasting Preserve cavity linings by filling with mounting medium prior to polishing Avoid contamination from polishing medium/ water Prepare plane through unexposed portion of cavity
There's no need to embed the objects in a mounting medium (such as synthetic resin) or to press them in plasticine.
Finally, the specimens were rinsed and embedded in Glycergel mounting medium (Dako), covered with glass, and investigated with a traditional light microscope.