What can you do? You are a practitioner of great Microtome cutting techniques but your ribbon does not form! Here are some things to watch out for & Simple Solutions to get your sectioning back underway.
|Room Temperature too Cold||Warm knife slightly|
|Paraffin too hard||Use lower melting point paraffin|
|Knife angle too great||Tilt knife less|
|Sections too thick||Cut Thinner Sections|
|Dull Knife||Sharpen the Knife|
Each Week Vinnie & our team of Biomedical Technicians, Histolologists, & Professionals will sit down to give you Vinnie’s Tip of the Week. Our first series will be on Microtomy Cutting, and simple tips that will save any histotechnologist headaches. We are happy to share our experience.
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