tissue fixative

tissue fixative

a fluid that preserves cells in their natural state so that they may be identified and examined.
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Histological samples were fixed in 1X Histochoice tissue fixative (Amresco, Solon, OH) for 24 hours and embedded in paraffin.
A tissue fixative that protects macromolecules (DNA, RNA, and protein) and histomorphology in clinical samples.
This tissue fixative is infused into the hair cortex at very high temperatures.
Its potential to act as an electrophile and act with macromolecules such as DNA, RNA and protein to form reversible adducts or irreversible cross-links (International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, 1995) makes it as a conventional tissue fixative (particularly in cadaver's fixation).
Pathology laboratory: Formaldehyde (a carcinogen and mutagen), used as a tissue fixative.
We are a bit surprised by the comments of Mr Titford regarding our article on the "Comparison of Formalin-Free Fixatives" published in Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (1) As the author of this letter stated, we are also aware of the fact that most laboratories in the world use formalin as a tissue fixative.
In other news An-Con announced that subsequent to the close of the first quarter, the company commenced production of its new OmniFix 2000 tissue fixative (patent pending) for purposes of marketing through specialty laboratory distributors nationwide.
Management commented that the positive financial results combined with the launching of the company's new proprietary tissue fixative OmniFix 2000, a safe alternative to formalin (formaldehyde), enhances An-Con's growth potential.
An-Con Genetics is engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of a diverse line of premium medical devices and its proprietary tissue fixative OmniFix II, a safe alternative to formaldehyde, a chemical identified by OSHA to be toxic and carcinogenic.
This group includes: fluorides, fluoride varnishes tissue fixatives, oxalates, remineralising agents, and Pro-Argin technology.
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