Cytological effects of formalin in onions

You can help by adding to it. All sections were lightly counterstained with hematoxylin as a background. This study was aimed to detect the effect of copper wastes on cell division and somatic chromosomes of Allium cepa. The different kinds of chromosomal aberrations were presented in Table 2 and Fig.

The fixative must diffuse through the tissue to fix, so tissue size and density, as well as type of fixative must be considered. Heat fixation cannot be used in the capsular stain method as heat fixation will shrink or destroy the capsule glycocalyx and cannot be seen in stains.

Genotoxic effects of a synthetic pyrethroid insecticide, cypermethrin, in mice in vivo. The free radical scavenging activity of the extracts, Cytological effects of formalin in onions on the scavenging activity of the stable 1,1-diphenylpicrylhydrazyl DPPH free radical, was determined by the method described by Braca et al.

The bulbs were allowed to produce roots in beakers at room temperature for 36 h. If an alcohol-based fixative such as SAC is used, sample handling, transport, and storage must be monitored to prevent the introduction of artifacts. Fixation of tissue is done for several reasons.

This section needs expansion. For example, immunohistochemistry uses antibodies that bind to a specific protein target. Process[ edit ] Fixation is usually the first stage in a multistep process to prepare a sample of biological material for microscopy or other analysis.

Effects of copper wastes on mitotic cell division of Allium cepa L. Second, a fixative typically protects a sample from extrinsic damage. A compound that adds chemically to macromolecules stabilizes structure most effectively if it is able to combine with parts of two different macromolecules, an effect known as cross-linking.

Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 3: This may suggest that copper wastes could have, the same effect. Huseyin Inceer, Osman Beyazoglu and H. This increased strength and rigidity can help preserve the morphology shape and structure of the sample as it is processed for further analysis.

Their best application is for fixation of hematopoietic and reticuloendothelial tissues. Other benefits to paraformaldehyde include long term storage and good tissue penetration.

Staining was carried out in Feulgen for 1. However, in developed industrial systems, industrial wastes affect the genetic systems by producing various types of chromosomal abnormalities. As could be seen from Table 1the mitotic index MI decrease with increasing concentration. Picrates[ edit ] Picrates penetrate tissue well to react with histones and basic proteins to form crystalline picrates with amino acids and precipitate all proteins.

In addition, many fixatives chemically alter the fixed material to make it less palatable either indigestible or toxic to opportunistic microorganisms. Precipitating fixatives - alcohols[ edit ] Precipitating or denaturing fixatives act by reducing the solubility of protein molecules and often by disrupting the hydrophobic interactions that give many proteins their tertiary structure.

The most common precipitating fixatives are ethanol and methanol. The effects of environmental exposures were minimized if sputum was placed in a formalin-containing fixative such as CRR. Orchidectomy was performed aseptically, under ethyl ether anesthesia, by a midscrotal incision.

June Types[ edit ] There are generally three types of fixation processes depending on the initial specimen: Fixatives are toxic to most common microorganisms bacteria in particular that might exist in a tissue sample or which might otherwise colonize the fixed tissue.

Heat fixation generally preserves overall morphology but not internal structures. The formaldehyde vapor can also be used as a fixative for cell smears.Abstract Cytological effects of Endosri-ES (endosulfan), Nuvan-NU (dichlorvos), and Kvistin-KS (carbendazim) were evaluated on mitotic and meiotic cells of Allium cepa.

Test A set of onion bulbs exposed to tap water was run parallel for negative control and maleic hydra-zide ( ppm) as positive control. During the study peri. Cytological Effects of Paper Mills Effluents on Somatic Cells of Allium cepa K.

B. Shanthamurthy and V. Germinating onion bulbs with roots cm long were immersed in %, 75%, 50% and 25% effluents and also in The cytological effects of paper mills effluents on somatic cells of Allium cepa were presented. Material Safety Data Sheet Product No.

Formalin 10% Buffered Solution Issue Date (). After 48 hr, 2 onions out of 12 with most poorly growing roots were removed, distal 2 mm of five roots was cut off from five bulbs and were fixed in acetoalcohol ( v/v) for the chromosomal study. The fixation was done at a fixed time in all experiments.

After 96 hr, length of 05 root bundles (all the roots of a bulb) from each onion were measured. Onions contain high levels of nonnutrient antioxidant compounds, flavonoids, and the alk(en)yl cysteine sulfoxides (ACSOs), which have protective effects against different degenerative pathologies such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, and other dysfunctions based on oxidative stress.

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B. Quantitative urine assays require a timed urine collection to mitigate the effects of the following: 1. Diurnal or circadian variation in excretion of many substances May need cytological evaluation to identify source.

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