The use of silver nitrate as a stain for scanning electron microscopy of arterial intima and paraffin sections of kidney

  title={The use of silver nitrate as a stain for scanning electron microscopy of arterial intima and paraffin sections of kidney},
  author={H. Dieter Geissinger},
  journal={Journal of Microscopy},
The suitability of silver nitrate as a stain for scanning electron microscopy was investigated. Accordingly en face preparations of arterial intima were impregnated with silver nitrate, fixed with formalin, and coated with platinum‐palladium alloy. In SEM images, the silver lines surrounding the endothelial cells, and the deposits on the intima appear as white lines or dots on a darker background. Similar results were noted for nitrocellulose‐embedded endothelium. Paraffin sections of kidney… 
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