Mounting medium

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* [[Image:3stars.png]] [http://www.gonda.ucla.edu/bri_core/mounting.htm Mounting medium page by UCLA Brain Institute Imaging Facility]
* [[Image:3stars.png]] [http://www.gonda.ucla.edu/bri_core/mounting.htm Mounting medium page by UCLA Brain Institute Imaging Facility]
* [[Image:3stars.png]] [http://www.ihcworld.com/_protocols/histology/aqueous_mounting_medium.htm Page with recipes and evaluation of 5 different mounting media by JA Kiernan at IHCWorld]
* [[Image:3stars.png]] [http://www.ihcworld.com/_protocols/histology/aqueous_mounting_medium.htm Page with recipes and evaluation of 5 different mounting media by JA Kiernan at IHCWorld]
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Revision as of 13:08, 27 April 2010

A Mounting medium is a liquid, polymer, resin, etc, used to mount microscopical specimens before examination. Its most important attributes are refractive index, viscosity, transparency, long-term chemical stability, and preservation of the specimen, esp. its fluorophores.

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