Lamina lucida of basement membrane: An artefact

@article{Chan1994LaminaLO,
  title={Lamina lucida of basement membrane: An artefact},
  author={Frank L. Chan and Sadayuki Inoue},
  journal={Microscopy Research and Technique},
  year={1994},
  volume={28}
}
  • F. Chan, S. Inoue
  • Published 1 May 1994
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Microscopy Research and Technique
In tissues prepared with chemical fixation followed by conventional dehydration, basement membranes have been observed to be laminated structures composed of a lamina lucida and lamina densa as well as a poorly limited transitional zone referred to as the pars fibroreticularis. Scattered attempts in the application of new techniques of tissue preparation such as cryofixation or freeze substitution for the study of the basement membrane structure have been made in recent years. From these… 
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