How Histology Slides Are Prepared

#71 — A good histology slide can give you beautiful, revealing microscope images of your precious tissue samples. But what goes into preparing slides for histology?

Whether you're new to the game, have only ever sent your samples off for slide preparation, or need a refresher, this episode explains how histology slides are prepared.

Check out the corresponding article for links to related histology resources. [1] Plus, learn about the different fixes for histology [2] and the various ways you can section tissues. [3]

Plus, check out our histology hub for more histology content, from free posters and guides to articles and a jargon-busting glossary of the common terms. [4]

1. How Histology Slides Are Prepared. Available at:
2. 4 Fixatives for Histology and Cytometry. Perfect Your Preservation. Available at:
3. The Perfect Slice: Preparing Tissue Samples For IHC. Available at:
4. Histology Made Simple: An Easy Guide for Bioscientists. Available at:

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How Histology Slides Are Prepared