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Bone Histology of Fossil TetrapodsAdvancing Methods, Analysis, and Interpretation$
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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

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Preparation and Sectioning of Specimens

Preparation and Sectioning of Specimens

(p.55) 4 Preparation and Sectioning of Specimens
Bone Histology of Fossil Tetrapods

Ellen-Thérèse Lamm

University of California Press

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

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