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Preparing a wet mount slide?


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Answered 2015-04-20 17:14:58

First, you will need 2 slides. Then put the object you are observing on one slide and then wet the object. Then you put the second slide on top of the first. Now you have a wet mount slide.

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What is a wet-mount slide?

A slide that has been dipped in water is a wet-mount slide.


What is wet mount slide?

A wet mount slide is a slide that is prepared right before a person uses a microscope to view organisms (or other things)


Why is it important to put a coverslip over the drop of water when you prepare a wet mount?

It is important to put a cover slip over the drop of water when preparing a wet mount to prevent slippage. It also used to prevent air bubbles in the slide.


What is a advantage of using a wet-mount slide instead of a dry-mount slide in the study of living cells?

because the wet mount slide provide water to sustain life of the cell under study





What is a wet mount slide?

A type of sample preparation using a microscope slide, a cover slip, and water


What does the stain on a wet mount slide do?

Wet mounts don't typically use stains.


A coverslip should be used for preparing a?

Wet mount of elodea (a simple plant)


Why would you not consider an oak leaf for as wet mount?

A oak leaf would make a poor wet mount slide as does not allow the light to pass through making the slide difficult to read. An onion leaf makes a better wet mount as light easily passes through the cells making the slide very clear and easy to read.


Contrast a prepared slide and a wet-mount slide?

A prepared slide is sealed by acrylic or any other medium. After the solvent evaporates, the specimen is locked under the slip. On the other hand, a wet mount slide has the specimen prepared just before it is put under microscope.


What is the final item placed on wet mount before viewing with a light?

The cover slip is the last item to be placed on a wet mount slide before viewing.


How is a prepared slide different from a wet mount on a microscope?

Wet mount is a temporary preparation of any object to peep in to it through the microscope where as a prepared slide is a permanent mount with an adhesive like Canada balsam or DPX ; after passing the object in a dehydrating series of alcohol and xylene.


When preparing wet mount slide why would you want to avoid trapping air bubble under the cover slip?

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Why it's important to use a coverslip when preparing a wet mount?

The possibility of trapping air bubbles is reduced.


Why is a wet mount slide preparation of a specimen stained?

it is to make cell structures more visible.


What is a fixed mount slide?

a fixed mount slide is slide that's fixed and is a mount.


What are the steps to make a wet mount slide?

You need the bottom of the the slide, the you put a specimen on it. After put a drop of water on it then put the cover and apply pressure.



Motility is best seen with a?

Wet mount, hanging drop slide, or motility tube (SIMS, ONPG-PAM)


Why is it important to use a coverslip when preparing a wet mount?

so that way what ever you are looking at under the microscope, it stays in one place


What is the purpose of using iodine solution in preparing wet mount?

Iodine solution is used as a stain to see various organelles clearly.


What advantage does a hanging drop preparation have over a standard wet mount for the observation of motility?

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