tiny biopsies in agar

From:Gayle Callis

Amos Brooks remarks are well taken.  It helps to get a good magnifier on
your embedding center.  If that does not work, one can get magnifier eye
loupes that fit on edges of glasses/safety glasses up to 4X if needed. I
have a full set from 1, 1.5, 2, 3, 4X for dissection purposes, purchased at
a knitting outlet for $11.00 per set and flip up when you don't need them.
They save a lot guessing and frustration on specimen orientation/fine
detail work (sectioning tiny GMA blocks, very small tissues in cryostat,

There are also pricier tensor lamps with magnifiers, but cumbersome in
front of the face.  
Gayle Callis
Histopathology Supervisor
Veterinary Molecular Biology
Montana State University - Bozeman
Bozeman MT 59717-3610

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