Bancroft's Theory and Practice of Histological Techniques

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This is a brand new edition of the leading reference work on histological techniques. It is an essential and invaluable resource suited to all those involved with histological preparations and applications, from the student to the highly experienced laboratory professional. This is a one stop reference book that the trainee histotechnologist can purchase at the beginning of his career and which will remain valuable to him as he increasingly gains experience in daily practice.

The book is primarily designed for laboratory technicians in departments of laboratory medicine, pathology, anatomy, and cell biology. It designed for beginning students of histology, as wells as advanced professionals (clinical researchers, histologists and pathologists) .

Hardbound, 654 Pages

Published: October 2012

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-4226-3


  • Managing the Laboratory Safety in the Laboratory Light Microscopy Fixation of Tissues The Gross Room/Surgical Cutup Tissue Processing Microtomy: Paraffin and Frozen How do Histological Stains Work? The Hematoxylins and Eosin Connective Tissues and Stains Carbohydrates Lipids Proteins and Nucleic Acids Pigments and MInerals Amyloid The Dispersed Neuroendocrine System, Cytoplasmic Granules, and other Organelles Microorganisms Bone Techniques in Neuropathology Enzyme Histochemistry and its Diagnostic Applications Immunohistochemical Techniques Immunohistochemistry Quality Control Immunohistochemistry Applications in Pathology Immunofluorescent Techniques Tissue Microarray Molecular Pathology--In Sits Hybridization Genetic Testing: Utilization of Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization (FISH) Laser Microdissection Plastic Embedding for Light Microscopy Electron Microscopy Quantitative Data from Microscopic Specimens Ergonomics Appendices


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