Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Bone Histology of Fossil TetrapodsAdvancing Methods, Analysis, and Interpretation$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Kevin Padian and Ellen-Therese Lamm

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780520273528

Published to California Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520273528.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM CALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.california.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of California Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in CALSO for personal use.date: 24 January 2022

Preparation and Sectioning of Specimens

Preparation and Sectioning of Specimens

Chapter:
(p.55) 4 Preparation and Sectioning of Specimens
Source:
Bone Histology of Fossil Tetrapods
Author(s):

Ellen-Thérèse Lamm

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520273528.003.0004

This chapter discusses the preparation and sectioning of specimens for histological study. It covers setting up and maintaining a paleohistology lab; preparing the specimen for research; making thin-section slides; curating the slides produced; restoring the original fossil; caring for equipment and supplies; and staying safe while working with chemical and equipment hazards.

Keywords:   histology, bones, fossils, curating

California Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.