Light microscopy - Methods and protocols

Abstract

The first part of the book (six chapters) is devoted to some selected applications of bright-field microscopy while the second part (eight chapters) to some fluorescence microscopy studies. Both animal and plant biology investigations are presented covering multiple fields like immunology, cell signaling, cancer biology and, surprisingly to me, ecology. This chapter is titled: Light microscopy in aquatic ecology: Methods for plankton communities studies and it is due to Maria Carolina S. Soares and colleagues from the Laboratory of Aquatic Ecology, Dept. of Biology, Federal University of Juiz de Fora (Brazil). Here they present methods to quantify the different component of planktonic communities in a step-by-step manner so that virus, bacteria, algae and animals pertaining to different taxa can be recognized and the contribution they made to the plankton composition evaluated. It descends that even how the plankton composition is changing due to environmental variations can be accurately determined....

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

Author Biography

CarloAlberto Redi, Università di Pavia
Laboratorio di Biologia dello Sviluppo Dipartimento di Biologia Animale European Center for Law, Science and New Technologies
Published
2011-11-24
Section
Book Reviews
Statistics
Abstract views: 419

PDF: 161
Share it

PlumX Metrics

PlumX Metrics provide insights into the ways people interact with individual pieces of research output (articles, conference proceedings, book chapters, and many more) in the online environment. Examples include, when research is mentioned in the news or is tweeted about. Collectively known as PlumX Metrics, these metrics are divided into five categories to help make sense of the huge amounts of data involved and to enable analysis by comparing like with like.

How to Cite
Redi, C. (2011). Light microscopy - Methods and protocols. European Journal of Histochemistry, 55(4), br15. https://doi.org/10.4081/ejh.2011.br15