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Histochemistry

, Volume 71, Issue 1, pp 81–88 | Cite as

Localization of gold in biological tissue

A photochemical method for light and electronmicroscopy
  • G. Danscher
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Summary

A detailed description is given of a method by which gold can be visualized in frozen, paraffin and Epon sections. Histological sections from animals treated with gold compounds are exposed to UV-light from 30 min to several hours. The reduced, metallic gold is then visualized by means of a photographic developer containing silver lactate. Light- and electronmicroscope photographs showing gold in different organs from rats and mice treated with aurothioglucose, aurothiosulfate and aurothiomalate are presented.

Keywords

Public Health Gold Lactate Paraffin Biological Tissue 
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© Springer-Verlag 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Danscher
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  1. 1.Institute of Anatomy BUniversity of AarhusAarhus CDenmark

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