The microscope is without question the most important instrument available to the biologist. The physiological function of proteins cannot be addressed without taking their localisation in a living cell and their interaction with other proteins into account. To answer these questions the microscope is an invaluable tool. http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/ covers microscopic techniques in much more detail than possible here.


Atomic Force Microscopy Object Plane Spherical Aberration Lens System Diffraction Maximum 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.BiochemistryRoss University School of MedicineRoseauDominica

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