Prospects of use of cobalt nitrate as a contrast medium in electron microscopy of biological samples


  • I. O. Tikhankov Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University

Abstract

The method of cobalt nitrate impregnation of ultrathin sections of plant and animal tissues, which are embedded in epoxy resin, has been worked out. Various aspects of such handling of specimens have been examined. Best conditions for the sections staining were determined. The advantage of this method was analyzed. The estimation of the possibilities to implicate this method for the morphological and histochemical study of various biological specimens has been made.

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2008-01-28
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