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Plastic Embedding and Sectioning of Xenopus laevis Embryos
 

Plastic Embedding and Sectioning of Xenopus laevis Embryos

Article DOI: 10.3791/188
April 29th, 2007

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Summary April 29th, 2007

Plastic sections maintain true tissue morphology in thin sections of tissue that can be immunostained with fluorescent secondary antibodies, making this method more useful than paraffin-embedded or frozen sections for many types of tissue. The method for staining, plastic embedding, and sectioning is demonstrated in this video.

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