Ch_2_-_Study_questions - Biol261Ch2StudyQuestions 1.

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Biol 261 – Ch 2 – Study Questions 1.  What is resolution and what is the resolution of a light microscope? 2. Which has greater resolution?  A light or electron microscope? 3. What are the possible total magnifications of each objective on a light microscope? 4. What is the function of stains? 5. What is the purpose of heat fixing a smear? 6. Explain the steps of a Gram stain and what happens to Gram negative and Gram  positive cells in each step.  What color are Gram positive and Gram negative cells after  a completed Gram stain? 7. Which type of microscopy is good to look at live specimens? 8. Which type of microscopy is good to look at motility?  What makes bacteria motile? 9. What is the basic premise of fluorescent microscopy? 10. What type of microscopy gives cell structures a 3-D appearance? 11. What is the basic premise of confocal laser microscopy?
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This note was uploaded on 05/13/2011 for the course BIOL 261 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '11 term at University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

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Ch_2_-_Study_questions - Biol261Ch2StudyQuestions 1.

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