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8430-Microscopic Slides

PART  No. Type Pack Qty.
8430-PL Ground edges Plain 76/26 50 Pairs
8430-DS Ground edges Double sides frosted 50 Pairs

Here are common uses of microscopic slides:

  1. Microscopic Examination:
    • Applications: Microscopic slides are primarily used for observing specimens under a microscope. Various biological, chemical, or geological specimens can be mounted on slides for detailed examination at magnifications ranging from low to high power.
  2. Histology and Pathology:
    • Applications: In medical laboratories, slides are used to mount tissue sections for histological and pathological examinations. This allows for the study of tissue structure, cellular morphology, and the identification of abnormalities.
  3. Cytology:
    • Applications: Microscopic slides are employed in cytology to examine individual cells. Cell smears or preparations are mounted on slides for the identification of cellular features, abnormalities, and changes.
  4. Microbial Studies:
    • Applications: Slides are used in microbiology to mount microbial specimens, such as bacteria or fungi, for microscopic analysis. This aids in the identification and study of microorganisms.
  5. Blood Smears:
    • Applications: Blood smears are prepared on microscopic slides for the examination of blood cells. This is commonly done in hematology to study red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.
  6. Botanical Studies:
    • Applications: In botany, slides are used to mount plant specimens for microscopic analysis. This allows for the study of plant structures, tissues, and reproductive organs.
  7. Zoological Studies:
    • Applications: Zoologists use microscopic slides to mount and examine tiny organisms, tissues, or structures, aiding in the study of animal morphology and physiology.
  8. Parasitology:
    • Applications: Parasitologists use slides to mount and study parasitic organisms or structures. This is essential for identifying and understanding parasitic infections.
  9. Research in Molecular Biology:
    • Applications: In molecular biology research, slides are used for techniques such as fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) or immunohistochemistry. Specimens are mounted for the visualization of specific molecular components.
  10. Educational Demonstrations:
    • Applications: Microscopic slides are used in educational laboratories to demonstrate microscopic techniques and to teach students about cell biology, histology, and various scientific disciplines.
  11. Quality Control in Industry:
    • Applications: In industries such as pharmaceuticals, food, and materials science, slides are used for quality control purposes. Microscopic examination helps assess product quality and characteristics.
  12. Crystallography:
    • Applications: In crystallography, slides are used to mount crystal specimens for X-ray diffraction studies. This is crucial for determining crystal structures in material science and chemistry.
  13. Environmental Monitoring:
    • Applications: Microscopic slides may be used in environmental science for examining microorganisms or particles in water, soil, or air samples. This aids in environmental monitoring and assessment.
  14. Art Conservation:
    • Applications: In art and artifact conservation, slides may be used to examine and document microscopic features of materials, pigments, or structures.
  15. Entomology:
    • Applications: Entomologists use slides to mount and study insect specimens. This is important for identifying insect species, studying their anatomy, and conducting research on insect behavior.

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