The Scope of Histochemistry

  • H. Lyon
  • M. R. Barer

Abstract

The purpose of histochemical and histological methods is to provide as exact a picture of living tissue as possible. This is exceedingly difficult as any intervention, such as taking a biopsy and preparing it for microscopic examination, effects changes in tissue structure and reactivity. Interpretation of the result therefore requires an understanding of the effects of all aspects of the intervention. One of the primary aims of this book is to give a theoretical background for such understanding.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

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  • H. Lyon
  • M. R. Barer

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