Collection management and study of microscope slides: Storage, profiling, deterioration, restoration procedures, and general recommendations

@article{Neuhaus2017CollectionMA,
  title={Collection management and study of microscope slides: Storage, profiling, deterioration, restoration procedures, and general recommendations},
  author={Birger Neuhaus and Thomas Schmid and Jens Riedel},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2017},
  volume={4322},
  pages={1-173}
}
A wide range of aspects concerning microscope slides, their preparation, long-time storage, curatorial measures in collections, deterioration, restoration, and study is summarized based on our own data and by analyzing more than 600 references from the 19 th century until 2016, 15 patents, and about 100 Materials Safety Data Sheets. Information from systematic zoology, conservation sciences, chemistry, forensic sciences, pathology, paleopathology, applied sciences like food industry, and most… Expand
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