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The revised and elevated moment version of this publication offers the most recent know-how in electron microscopy, whereas conserving the practicality and accessibility of the acclaimed first version. just like the first version, this quantity offers transparent, concise directions on processing organic specimens and contains dialogue at the underlying rules of nearly all of the techniques awarded. Electron Microscopy includes significant parts of electron microscopy-transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and scanning electron microscopy (SEM). The TEM region covers a number of key options, together with: traditional specimen education tools for aesthetic cells and biomedical and plant tissues; cryospecimen guidance through high-pressure freezing and cryoultramicrotomy adverse staining and immunogold labeling concepts; and TEM crystallography and cryo-TEM tomography. The SEM zone equally attends to conventional-, variable pressure-, environmental-, and cryoscanning microscopy strategies, in addition to the applying of X-ray microanalysis. Protocols for the appliance of X-ray microanalysis to SEM and mass spectrometry finish the volume.
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Electron Microscopy: Methods and Protocols by John J. Bozzola (auth.), John Kuo (eds.)