Three-Dimensional Confocal Microscopy: Volume Investigation of Biological Specimens

Three-Dimensional Confocal Microscopy: Volume Investigation of Biological Specimens : Volume Investigation of Biological Specimens

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The integration of confocal microscopy and volume investigation has led to an unprecedented ability to examine spatial relationships between cellular structure and function. The goal of this book is to familiarize the reader with these new technologies and to demonstrate their applicability to a wide range of biological and clinical problems.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 507 pages
  • 198.1 x 243.1 x 29.7mm | 1,333.69g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0126683301
  • 9780126683301

Table of contents

Confocal Microscopy: Practical Considerations:
Introduction to Confocal Three-Dimensional Volume Investigation.
Background Rejection and Optimization of Signal to Noise in Confocal Microscopy.
Sources of Noise in Three-Dimensional Microscopical Data Sets.
Simultaneous Ultraviolet and Visible Wavelength Confocal Microscopy.
Fluorescent Labels for Confocal Microscopy.
Display Methods for Gray-Scale, Voxel-Based Data Sets.
Three-Dimensional Volume Reconstitution in Confocal Microscopy: Practical Considerations.
Biological Applications of Confocal Microscopy:
Imagine Ion Channels in Live Central Neurons Using Fluorescent Ligands.
Imaging Ion Channels in Live Central Neurons Using Fluorescent Ligands II.
Labeling of Cells and Tissues.
Expression of G Protein-Coupled Receptors n Baculovirus/Sf9 Cells: Imaging Receptor Distribution by Confocal Fluorescence Microscopy.
Dynamic Intracellular Calcium Compartments: Confocal Microscopy Using Fluo-3 in Cells and Organelles.
Confocal Microscopy of Living Eggs and Embryos.
Spatial Organization of Microtubules in PC12 Cells: Three-Dimensional Electron Microscopy and Confocal Microscopy Applied to Volume Investigation.
Confocal Imaging of Living Neurons and Organelles.
Confocal Microscopy in Diagnostic Cytology.
Confocal Microscopy in Diagnostic Pathology.
Alternative Approaches and Future Applications:
Ultrathin Optical Sectioning and Dynamic Volume Investigation with Conventional Light Microscopy.
Serial Electron Microscopy as an Alternative or Complement to Confocal Microscopy for the Study of Synapses and Dendritic Spines in the Central Nervous System.
Confocal Scanning Opthalmoscopy: Applying Laser Scanning Technology to Retinal Imaging.
Use of Three-Dimensional Reconstructed Magnetic Resonance Imaging Data for Neurosurgical Planning.
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About Dennis E. Buetow

Ian Cameron is Professor in Chemical Engineering at the University of Queensland with teaching, research, and consulting activities in process systems engineering. He has a particular interest in process modelling, dynamic simulation, and the application of functional systems perspectives to risk management, having extensive industrial experience in these areas. He continues to work closely with industry and government on systems approaches to process and risk management issues. He received his BE from the University of New South Wales (Australia) and his PhD from imperial College London. He is a Fellow of IChemE.
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