Image Analysis Techniques for Studying Photomovements

  • Paolo Gualtieri
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 211)


Motility of swimming microorganisms is among some of the well documented activities that have been observed by light microscopy. This activity and other physological responses are becoming increasingly understood at the subcellular and molecular level; however, for a thorough understanding of the broad range of behavioral and physiological aspects of motility a complete, automatic analysis of microorganism motion under environmental stimuli could represent a very useful tool for the the cell biologist, by providing him with the exact determination of fundamental parameters as speed, direction, and acceleration.


Difference Image Labelling Procedure Successive Image Image Analysis Technique Euglena Gracilis 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paolo Gualtieri
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  1. 1.CNR Istituto di BiofisicaPisaItaly

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