Histochemistry

, Volume 80, Issue 1, pp 45–48 | Cite as

Colloidal iron hydroxide staining of surface carbohydrates after glycerol treatment of uterine epithelial cells

  • C. R. Murphy
  • S. Bradbury
Article

Summary

The structural relationships between intramembranous particles (IMPs) and surface carbohydrates has been studied in uterine epithelial cells with a colloidal iron hydroxide (CIH) technique. To aggregate IMPs, glycerol treatment of unfixed cells was used and this treatment also caused some patching of CIH deposits on the cell surface. We conclude that some of the CIH receptors may be the surface expresion of the IMPs.

Keywords

Public Health Iron Epithelial Cell Glycerol Carbohydrate 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. R. Murphy
    • 1
  • S. Bradbury
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Human AnatomyOxfordEngland

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