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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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* [[Immunofluorescence Microscopy (Pf, fixed)]]
 
* [[Immunofluorescence Microscopy (Pf, fixed)]]
 
* [[Griffin:Immunofluorescence Cell Staining]]
 
* [[Griffin:Immunofluorescence Cell Staining]]

Revision as of 08:57, 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.

See also on OWW