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Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).

... within its host cell that could only be distinguished using electron microscopy. They also sequenced its entire genome, which turned out to be ... plus one other that is specialized for the repair of DNA damaged by UV light. The additional gene appears to be functional: Megavirus was able to ...

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by Sumanth001
Sun Dec 08, 2013 12:37 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).
Replies: 15
Views: 4805

Re: Extra Light For Compound Light Microscope ???

Here are a few starting places. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microscope http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microscopy http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kohler_illumination http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phase_contrast http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_field http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fluorescence_microscope ...

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by jonmoulton
Wed Jul 31, 2013 3:18 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Extra Light For Compound Light Microscope ???
Replies: 1
Views: 928

Re: Tips for staining (light microscopy)

I'll try to reply to all these questions, but I'm probably not as experienced as some here. 1) The way I minimize bubbles on my wet mounts is by holding the coverslip at a 45° angle and placing the edge of the coverslip on the drop of liquid. This will draw the liquid fully across the edge of the sl...

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by PsycoCarrot
Fri Jul 06, 2012 11:03 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Tips for staining (light microscopy)
Replies: 3
Views: 3473

Tips for staining (light microscopy)

Hello. I'm new at staining, and I was wondering if anyone could offer some tips. For example: how can you minimize air bubbles when creating a wet mount?, how long should you let your stains sit on your specimen(s)?, how do you prevent your specimen(s) from being taken up by the paper towel when 'dr...

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by animus
Tue Jun 19, 2012 2:14 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Tips for staining (light microscopy)
Replies: 3
Views: 3473

Hair that moves

... important diagnostic examination to analyze a hair shaft problem is light microscopy. Therapy of hair shaft disorders should focus to the cause. In addition, minimizing ...

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by ebianco
Wed Apr 11, 2012 3:05 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: fiber/hair moving thru water
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