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ul·tra·struc·ture

 (ŭl′trə-strŭk′chər)
n.
The detailed structure of a biological specimen, such as a cell, tissue, or organ, that can be observed only by electron microscopy. Also called fine structure.

ultrastructure

(ˈʌltrəˌstrʌktʃə)
n
(Biology) the minute structure of a tissue or cell, as revealed by microscopy, esp electron microscopy
ˌultraˈstructural adj

ul•tra•struc•ture

(ˈʌl trəˌstrʌk tʃər)

n.
the aggregate of structures within a cell that are revealed by electron microscopy.
[1935–40]
ul`tra•struc′tur•al, adj.

ultrastructure

the submicroscopic, elemental structure of protoplasm. — ultrastructural, adj.
See also: Biology
Translations
Ultrastruktur
초미세구조

ul·tra·struc·ture

n. ultraestructura, estructura diminuta que solamente puede distinguirse bajo un microscopio electrónico.
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The Department of Biology, Lund University, is going to purchase a transmission electron microsocpe (TEM) for high resolution imaging of cells and tissue ultrastructure.
Ultrastructural ovarian tissue: The ultrastructure of the ovarian tissue was well preserved in DCV7 concentration and it was very similar to the nonvitrified group.
However, no published reports on the use of nondestructive and destructive measurements in constructing prediction equations aiming predicting of eggshell ultrastructure properties of the laying hens.
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Within a common structural pattern, variations in form, ultrastructure and function of the salt glands have been described (Reeders, 1964; Liphschitz & Waisel, 1982; Amarasinghe & Watson, 1988; Taleisnik & Anton, 1988; Barhoumi et al.
experimental pathogenicity for some animals and comparison of the ultrastructure.
While the fixation process adequately preserves the ultrastructure of the tissues, it often results in various types of damage to the DNA within the tissues, including deamination of cytosine to uracil, generation of nicks and gaps, oxidation of bases and blocking of 3o ends, as well as fragmentation and crosslinking of the DNA.
Ultrastructure of cells and extracellular matrices in the hindbody of non-proliferative tetrathyridia of Mesocestoides lineatus (Cestoda: Cyclophyllidea).
2] assimilation affected by temperature stress were reported to be associated with damage in the chloroplast ultrastructure and increased oxidative damage resulting from reactive oxygen species (ROS) (Chen et al.
60% of the total magnesium is deposited as an integral part of the structures that form the bone ultrastructure.
Pollen morphology and ultrastructure of the Old World Antirrhineae (Scrophulariaceae).
Ultrastructure of North American cyprinid maxillary barbels.