Laser Microbeam Studies on the Structure and Function of the Cell Nucleus
Laser microbeam irradiation was introduced as a tool in experimental cytology in 1962 by Bessis and his colleagues in Paris (Bessis et al., 1962). Since that time, numerous studies have been conducted using various laser sources to produce alterations at the subcellular level. These studies have been elaborately reviewed over the past ten years (see reviews: Berns and Salet, 1972; Moreno et al., 1969; Berns, 1974a, 1974b, 1975, 1978; Berns et al., 1976). The present review will briefly touch upon the studies discussed earlier and will concentrate on that work published since the last review.
KeywordsNuclear Envelope Acridine Orange Nucleolar Organizer Secondary Constriction PtK2 Cell
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