paraffin section


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paraffin section

Etymology: L, parum, little + affinis, related, sectio
a histological section cut from tissue that has been embedded in paraffin wax.

paraffin section

A section of a tissue that has been infiltrated with paraffin.
See also: section
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B cells aggregate are usually not identified in paraffin sections (Figure 3).
Historically, IHC on FSs preceded application to paraffin sections as it was thought antigens would not survive routine fixation and paraffin processing.
The protocol for interphase FISH on nuclei isolated from 50-[micro]m paraffin-embedded tissue sections was adapted from the procedure for hybridization on paraffin sections as described by Haralambieva et al (12) and optimized by Jordanova et al.
We reviewed an additional 22 cases of FL (grades 1-3) and performed CD30 immunoperoxidase staining on B-5--or formalin-fixed paraffin sections.
In the present study, we demonstrated that immunohistochemistry for IgG4 performed on paraffin sections could be a useful diagnostic test for pemphigus, especially when frozen tissue is not available for DIF.
In a pilot study the mean diameter was measured "manually" (mean diameter was measured on cross-sections including a nuclear profile of the individual cardiac myocytes in histological sections at x1577) and estimated stereologically from the CSA in both plastic sections and paraffin sections immunostained for cadherin and type IV collagen.
For paraffin sections, various parts of the digestive tract were cut and fixed in the fixative of Bouin at 4[degrees]C overnight.
Eaton processes the skin margin by modified Mohs section with paraffin sections.
Visulization of injected embolic material (polyvinyl alcohol) in paraffin sections with Verhoeff-Van Gieson elastica stain.
The varied appearances of starch particles in smears and paraffin sections [see comments].
Briefly, 5 [micro]m paraffin sections were placed on charged microscope slides, baked in a convection oven at 57[degrees]C, deparaffinized in xylene for 10 minutes and rehydrated through graded alcohol.
Paraffin sections 5 [micro] thick were cut serially in the coronal plain through the hippocampus and mounted on glass slides.