Types and Choice of fixatives used in Histopathology

Fixatives MLTGEEKS

Fixative brings about a crosslinking of protein which denature or coagulate proteins so that the semifluid state is converted into semisolid state so that it maintains everything in vivo in relation to each other.Therefore a semisolid state facilitates easy manipulation of tissues. Choice of Fixative…

Fixation and properties of an ideal fixatives in Histopathology

Fixation in Histopathology MLTGEEKS

Fixation in histopathology is a complex series of chemical events which brings about changes in the various chemical constituents of cell like hardening but doesn’t alter or change the cell structural details and morphology.Instead,fixation is means of preservation of the histopathological specimen. Unless a tissue…

Introduction to Histopathology

Introduction to Histopathology MLTGEEKS

What is Histopathology It is a branch of pathology or clinical pathology which deals with  the study of diseases in a tissue section.These tissues undergoes series of steps before reaching the histopathologist desk for microscopic examination. To achieve this,it is always important that the tissue…