Critical‐point drying versus freeze drying for scanning electron microscopy: a quantitative and qualitative study on isolated hepatocytes

  title={Critical‐point drying versus freeze drying for scanning electron microscopy: a quantitative and qualitative study on isolated hepatocytes},
  author={B{\o}rge G. Nordestgaard and J{\o}rgen Rostgaard},
  journal={Journal of Microscopy},
Critical‐point drying and freeze drying were compared both quantitatively and qualitatively as preparative procedures for scanning electron microscopy. Isolated hepatocytes were used as model cells. 
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