Gallery of Histological Sections


Prepared by


IMVS Division of Pathology

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Woodville Road, Woodville, South Australia 5011





Section of skeletal muscle stained with Heidenhain's iron hematoxylin and counterstained with van Gieson stain. Muscle striations are clearly seen.

Result: The following tissue elements may be demonstrated in the order given, depending upon the degree of differentiation employed: mitochondria, cross striations of muscle, cytoplasm, nuclear membrane, yolk, chromosomes, chromatin, nucleoli, centrioles.
© Roy C. Ellis 2004