Figure 1 : Micrographs (each with width 1.41 mm) taken from adjacent serial paraffin-embedded testicular sections.

the first (A1) and middle (A2) sections from a set of 3 serial sections, and the middle (B1) and last (B2) sections from another set of 3 serial sections. A1, section dried vertically at room temperature; B1, section dried horizontally on hotplate at 37°C; A2 and B2, sections dried horizontally on hotplate at 54°C (immediately after floating onto slide from water bath). Seminiferous tubule profiles indicated by on A1 and and on B1, overturned to the left on A2 and B2, respectively; tubules indicated by on A1 and on B1, missing on A2 and B2, respectively; *, abnormally large empty space between the tubules.

Yang et al.Journal of Histology & Histopathology  2016 3:4DOI : 10.7243/2055-091X-3-4