The phase contrast microscopy images below display a technique using special phase contrast objectives and phase contrast condenser achieving an improved contrast using light microscopy when viewing transparent/colorless species or specimens. Cells and their components are hard to visualize using a light microscope but phase contrast allows for cells to be studied "live" without needing to be fixed or stained.
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Spirilla (singular, Spirillum) are a group of bacteria characterized by a corkscrew appearance; Gram-negative bacteria and are characterized by flagella.
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chromosomes ensure that the DNA is tightly compacted to fit inside the nucleus. Chromosomes are divided into several categories based on structure and genetics.
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Mobile phones are becoming more relevant in the scientific industry. Modern phone cameras, if tweaked correctly, can be used in microscopy. Read more.
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