phase contrast microscope


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phase contrast microscope

n.
A microscope that uses the differences in the phase of light transmitted or reflected by a specimen to form distinct, contrasting images of different parts of the specimen.
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Cover slip was placed and observed under 10X objective of phase contrast microscope. Differential staining of the transverse section
The changes in cell morphology, cell structure and mineralized nodule formation were visualized every day with hematoxylin and eosin (HE) staining using an inverted phase contrast microscope (Olympus, Japan).
Sperm progressive motility (%) was assessed (X 200) with phase contrast microscope. Sperm concentration was measured with Neubauer haemocytometer.
After seeding mesenchymal stem cells on culture plates, they were observed twice daily under inverted phase contrast microscope to assess the viability and proliferation of cells.
In this report, the Europe optical microscopy market has been broadly classified by type, such as inverted microscope, stereo microscope, phase contrast microscope, fluorescence microscope, confocal microscope, near field microscope, and others.
The same node (the right-hand side of Figure 2(b)) and its associated node (the left-hand side) were observed under a phase contrast microscope. The red color is DiI's fluorescence.
- Optical microscopy segments such as inverted microscope, stereomicroscope, phase contrast microscope, fluorescence microscope, confocal scanning microscope, near field scanning microscope, and others
After treatment of OVCAR3 cell line with the new analogue and triptorelin, some morphologic signs of programmed cell death could be detected by invert phase contrast microscope. The vacuoles in the cytoplasm, rounding-up of cells, apoptotic bodies and bleb formation were seen as characteristic signs of the apoptotic process, while control cells had normal morphology (Figure 4).
The use of the hanging drop technique means that one does not need an inverted phase contrast microscope to see the cells, i.e.
The chambers were perfused with bacterial or algal LPS in 3% NaCl + 10 mM [CaCl.sub.2], at room temperature, and observed over time either with a Nikon inverted phase contrast microscope, or a Zeiss phase contrast microscope equipped with a N ikon Coolpix digital camera.