A cell shrinkage artefact in growth plate chondrocytes with common fixative solutions: importance of fixative osmolarity for maintaining morphology

M.Y. Loqman, Peter Bush, C. Farquharson, A.C. Hall

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)214-227
Number of pages14
JournalEuropean Cells and Materials
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - May 2010

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With kind permission of full reproduction from eCM journal (www.ecmjournal.org). Founded by scientists for the benefit of Science rather than profit.


  • Shrinkage
  • artefact
  • osmolarity
  • glutaraldehyde
  • para-formaldehyde
  • growth plate

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