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thin sec·tion

, ultrathin section
a section of tissue for electron microscopic examination; the specimen is fixed, typically in glutaraldehyde and/or in osmium tetroxide, embedded in a plastic resin, and sectioned at less than 0.1 mcm in thickness with a glass or diamond knife in an ultramicrotome.

thin sec·tion

, ultrathin section (thin sek'shŭn, ŭl'tră-thin)
A section of tissue for electron microscopic examination; the specimen is fixed, typically in glutaraldehyde or osmium tetroxide, embedded in a plastic resin, and sectioned at less than 0.1 mcm in thickness with a glass or diamond knife in an ultramicrotome.
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To further understand the pathogenic changes of the diseased crab, the ultrathin sections of tissues of the diseased crab sampled from the farms were examined with transmission electron microscopy.
In a first analysis of ultrathin sections from hearts of the same rats, we found ultrafine Ti[O.
In ultrathin sections, groups of poxlike virions were readily seen within cytoplasm of infected hepatocytes (Figures 2A and B).
Second ultramikrotom for preparation of ultrathin sections of frozen samples and specimens embedded in resin;
The ultrathin sections of infected Vero cells were observed through transmission electron microscopy (Hitachi H7000).
Ultrathin sections were stained in ethanolic uranyl acetate and lead citrate and examined by electron microscopy (JEM-200 FX; JEOL, Tokyo Japan).
second ultramikrotom for preparation of ultrathin sections from frozen samples and specimens embedded in resin;
Ultrathin sections were stained with 4% uranyl acetate and Reynold's lead citrate.
Ultrathin sections were made from areas selected under light microscope and analyzed under a Philips 400-T model electron microscope (Philips Nederland B.
1 of the Act is a public contract is divided into 2 parts - Part 1 Public Procurement: an automatic process in situ hybridization,- Part 2 Public Procurement: Rotary microtome for ultrathin sections.
In this manner, ultrathin sections were obtained in planes that were parallel and perpendicular to the growth surface.