Light Microscopy in Biology: A Practical Approach by Alan J. LaceyLight Microscopy in Biology: A Practical Approach by Alan J. Lacey

Light Microscopy in Biology: A Practical Approach

EditorAlan J. Lacey

Paperback | January 1, 1999

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Since the first edition of Light Microscopy in Biology: A Practical approach was published, techniques in modern light microscopy have improved considerably. This fully updated edition includes revised topics from the first edition as well as coverage of techniques and technologies that havebeen developed since it was published. As before, the book starts with an explanation of the basic techniques, and goes on to describe current methods in: chromosome microscopy, immunohistochemistry, fluorescence microscopy, image building and video microscopy. Totally new topics covered include:confocal microscopy, calcium and pH imaging, microinjection techniques and nanovid microscopy. There are also whole chapters now devoted to reflection contrast microscopy and histomorphometry. This new edition will be of great interest to postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers in biomedicineand cell biology - both those experienced with light microscopic techniques and newcomers to the field.
Dr Alan J. Lacey, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3PH. Tel: 01895 274000. Fax: 01895 232806
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Title:Light Microscopy in Biology: A Practical ApproachFormat:PaperbackPublished:January 1, 1999Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199636699

ISBN - 13:9780199636693

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Table of Contents

1. Basic optical microscopy2. Introduction to confocal microscopy3. Video microscopy4. Microscopy of chromosomes5. Immunohistochemistry6. Calcium and pH imaging in living cells7. Reflection-contrast microscopy8. Histomorphometry9. Optical microscopy in biology beyond the diffraction limit10. Introduction of materials into living cells11. Surface fluorescence microscopy with evanescent illumination12. Nanovid microscopy