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Erick Liang Dr. Transue Biology Concepts 100 1/27/08 Microscopy Goal: Ensure one can use compound microscope effectively and safely I. Background Info About Microscopy A. History, uses, and types of microscopes are presented. Terms related to microscopy are also presented and cell biology is explored. 1. Microscopy originated in 1600’s through work of Robert Hooke and Anton van Leeuwenhoek 2. Leeuwenhoek eventually developed single lens microscopes 3. Microscope comes from Greek words; micro and skopein meaning “small” and “to examine” respectively 4. Compound light microscopes use several lenses and mirrors and light to magnify an object 5. Resolving power is ability to see 2 objects as separate from one another 6. Electron microscope uses beams of electrons and TV screens and can magnify objects over 250,000x 7. Prokaryotic cells lack nuclei and other membrane-bound organelles 8. Eukaryotic cells have DNA-containing nucleus and membrane- bound organelles 9. Both types of cells can have cell walls or plasma membranes
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course BIO 100 taught by Professor Transue during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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Lab1outline - Erick Liang Dr. Transue Biology Concepts 100...

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