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(Science: study) The study of cells and tissue on the microscopic level.

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Please help me identify this cell

This is a 1000x image of a slide marked as "Areolar Tissue, Mammal" from my histology lab. The TA couldn't tell me what kind of cell this was in the center. The light purple oval with the small purple dot is the one that interests me. Is the dot the nucleus ...

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by Marauder21
Thu Apr 10, 2014 5:01 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Please help me identify this cell
Replies: 3
Views: 3087

Problems with FluoroJade staining

Hello everyone, I am trying to stain degenerating neurones with FluoroJade B. I have no training in histology, so excuse if something is out of place. The sections swallow and wrinkle and some of them even get out of the slide. It's typically perfused brain slices, preserved ...

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by fabulousparrot
Mon May 20, 2013 1:47 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Problems with FluoroJade staining
Replies: 0
Views: 2134

Is the renal medulla lighter in color?

I read on my textbook and here that: http://www.courseweb.uottawa.ca/medicine-histology/english/Renal/Default.htm The outer part, called the cortex, is a dark reddish brown color. The inner part, called the medulla, is lighter-colored. But then there ...

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by johntdlemon
Sun Nov 25, 2012 3:33 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Is the renal medulla lighter in color?
Replies: 1
Views: 3851

histology about kidney !

HOw can we identify the cell in PCT (proximal convolunted tubule) & decending limb of loop of henle ? Also ,, how can we identify the cell of PST(proximal straighted tubule) & PCT ???

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by ramichow
Thu Sep 13, 2012 4:39 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: histology about kidney !
Replies: 1
Views: 2104

Re: Tools in Biology

... reveal different structures. Sometimes they are small fluorescent molecules applied alone, similar to the stains you might be familiar with from histology or microbiology. Sometimes they are fluorescent groups linked to antibodies that will bind to some particular structure in the sample. Since ...

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by jonmoulton
Wed Mar 21, 2012 8:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microscopy
Replies: 2
Views: 2397
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