Acrolein fixation for light microscopy of dental tissues

Adkins K.F. (1970) Acrolein fixation for light microscopy of dental tissues. Archives of Oral Biology, 15 12: . doi:10.1016/0003-9969(70)90015-4


Author Adkins K.F.
Title Acrolein fixation for light microscopy of dental tissues
Journal name Archives of Oral Biology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0003-9969
Publication date 1970-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/0003-9969(70)90015-4
Volume 15
Issue 12
Total pages 1
Subject 3500 Dentistry
Abstract Comparisons of the architecture and relationships of the hard and soft tissues and the morphological features and staining characteristics of their cells were made between rat mandibles fixed in acrolein and others fixed in formaldehyde. The mandibles were infiltrated and embedded in either paraffin or polyester wax. In all of these respects, the tissues fixed in acrolein and embedded in polyester wax were superior. Their outstanding features included absence of shrinkage artifacts, sensitive staining responses of all cells and tissues and striking differences in the morphology of cells in the dental pulp.
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