osmium tetroxidemedical dictionary


Used as a post fixative/stain in electron microscopy. Membranes in particular are osmiophilic, i.e. Bind osmium tetroxide.

This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology

(11 Mar 2008)

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