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Keywords:

  • Swiss roll;
  • paraffin embedding;
  • methacrylate embedding;
  • morphology;
  • histochemistry

SUMMARY

A simple method of preparing ‘swiss rolls' from strips of tissue up to 500 mm in length is described. This procedure has been applied to a variety of tissues and is suitable for the preparation of both paraffin- and methacrylate-embedded specimens.