Centrifugation - Cell Morphology

An investigator who wishes to look at the morphology of their cells may use the cytospin centrifuge. This centrifuge spins and flattens cells onto a glass slide which can be viewed using the Zeiss Axioskop.

Cytospin centrifuge

Here is an example of a slide prepared using the cytospin and then stained with the May-Grunwald and Geimsa stains. The cells on the slide are macrophages:

macrophages

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