Discussion of all aspects of cellular structure, physiology and communication.
Wed May 07, 2008 8:41 pm
I know this sounds stupid(mainly because it is)
What might a TEM of a drak circle with a lot of white circles in it represent? I have no idea of the magnification, nor have I ever seen the picture. Any imput would be welcome, although I realize it is next to impossible to deduce anything from this description....
Thu May 08, 2008 2:51 pm
Good guess about the next to impossible to deduce. I guess It would be the image of a round thing that take the stain fairly well with other structures taking it much less on it
A scan would be helpful.
I won't be more helpful if you do not guess what my qPCR result curve means without further description
Thu May 08, 2008 3:10 pm
Like i said, i have never seen the picture. If I get a copy, i'll upload it
Thu May 08, 2008 3:19 pm
Soyou were offered the same challenge as us: identify a picture on a quite short description? Nice to share with us. OK my guess: A filter wheel for the world smallest qPCR thermocycler, able to work with nanoliter reactions. Yeah for cheap, but hard to pipette
Fri May 09, 2008 4:47 am
White circles = high transmission, so my guess is they are vacuoles or vesicles inside a more electron-dense cell. Mutations in the secretory pathway can cause accumulation of these vesicles (see page three of this pdf
Thu May 29, 2008 11:26 pm
What TEM you mean? Is it Transmission electron microscopy (TEM)? TEM is a microscopy technique whereby a beam of electrons is transmitted through an ultra thin specimen, interacting with the specimen as it passes through it.
I think opinions on wide circles do count. http://widecirclesworld.wordpress.com
Thu May 29, 2008 11:34 pm
Yes, I'm pretty sure that's what he meant.