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Agents employed in the preparation of histologic or pathologic specimens for the purpose of maintaining the existing form and structure of all of the constituent elements. Great numbers of different agents are used; some are also decalcifying and hardening agents. They must quickly kill and coagulate living tissue.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Fixatives" by people in Profiles.
Cytologic evaluation of p16 staining in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in CytoLyt versus formalin-fixed material. Cancer Cytopathol. 2019 12; 127(12):750-756.
The application of a monoclonal antibody to CD62L on paraffin-embedded tissue samples in the assessment of the cutaneous T-cell infiltrates. J Cutan Pathol. 2005 Jan; 32(1):12-20.
The utility of the in situ detection of T-cell receptor Beta rearrangements in cutaneous T-cell-dominant infiltrates. Diagn Mol Pathol. 2003 Sep; 12(3):133-41.
Regulation of tumor necrosis factor alpha gene expression by mycobacteria involves the assembly of a unique enhanceosome dependent on the coactivator proteins CBP/p300. Mol Cell Biol. 2003 Jan; 23(2):526-33.
Hapten-mediated immunocytochemistry: the use of fluorescent and nonfluorescent haptens for the study of cytoskeletal dynamics in living cells. Methods Cell Biol. 1989; 29:175-93.