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microscopy

(Science: technique) The science of the interpretive use, and applications of microscopes.


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

... showing that it behaved much like Mimivirus, forming similar structures within its host cell that could only be distinguished using electron microscopy. They also sequenced its entire genome, which turned out to be the largest virus genome yet completed: 1.26 million base pairs of DNA (Megabases). ...

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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: 4550

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: 900

Difference between ICC and IF

I also have some doubts about fluorescence microscopy!? What technique we can use to visualise by fluorescence microscopy a transfected proteins that laks any fluorochrome in mammalian cell cultures? Does anyone have any ideas?

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by simina
Tue Feb 19, 2013 9:08 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Difference between ICC and IF
Replies: 7
Views: 14369

My Microscopes Potential in viewing life

... mycology experiences. Thank you again; I'll have to look on-line for some sort of "Kit" of chemicals that will cover a wide variety of microscopy. I do have a challenge with some chemicals for staining mushroom specimens to qualify their species.

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by Retnug
Thu Oct 18, 2012 12:24 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Microscopes Potential in viewing life
Replies: 2
Views: 1824

Re: My Microscopes Potential in viewing life

... of these critters move fast, so using a solution of methylcellulose and water can help slow them down. These solutions are usually available where microscopy stains and microscope accessories are sold. Read up on lighting the sample - there is great variation in methods for lighting, and the choice ...

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by jonmoulton
Thu Sep 27, 2012 4:23 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Microscopes Potential in viewing life
Replies: 2
Views: 1824
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