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A Method for Fixing and Staining Peritrich Ciliates
Terry C. Hazen, Gerald Smith and Ronald V. Dimock, Jr.
Transactions of the American Microscopical Society
Vol. 95, No. 4 (Oct., 1976), pp. 693-695
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A simple technique for fixing and staining peritrich ciliates involving fixation in phosphate buffered formalin and staining with Semichon's Acetic-Carmine is presented. This procedure appears to be superior to conventional methods for achieving relaxation of zooids and for differentiation of the macronucleus.
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