electron microscope

(redirected from Freeze-fracture)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to electron microscope

a microscope that is similar in purpose to a light microscope but achieves much greater resolving power by using a parallel beam of electrons to illuminate the object instead of a beam of light

References in periodicals archive ?
A combination of routine ultrastructural examination and freeze-fracture analysis was used to show that the overall morphology of the UROtsa cells was most consistent with that found in the intermediate layers of in situ urothelium.
The reproduction of the original articles is excellent, including many transmission electron micrographs and the striking freeze-fracture pictures of the cell membrane.
Jack Rosenbluth, a neurocytologist at New York University School of Medicine, is using a freeze-fracture method to study nerve fibers in normal and in myelin-deficient animals.
For freeze-fracture analysis, confluent cultures of cells were subcultured onto mylar strips and fractured as described, previously (20).
The freeze-fracture or microtomed samples were immersed for 5 min in an agitated beaker containing chloroform at room temperature to remove the MPPO domains.