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Detection of the Spherical Size Distribution of Hormone Secretory Granules from Electron Micrographs

  • K. Baba
  • K. Miyamoto
  • K. Kimura
  • T. Kameya

Abstract

Optical micrographs are obtained from illuminating histological specimens cut into sections. Electron micrographs are obtained by the preparation of ultrathin sections and subsequent projection by the electron-optical illumination. Techniques developed in the field of stereology guide us to the way to statistically recover structural information from the pictorial information that is retained in the sectioned and/or projected figures.

Keywords

Ultrathin Section Chord Length Size Distribution Analysis Method Specimen Spherical Representation 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Baba
    • 1
  • K. Miyamoto
    • 1
  • K. Kimura
    • 1
  • T. Kameya
    • 2
  1. 1.School of MedicineDokkyo UniversityTochigiJapan
  2. 2.National Cancer Center Research InstituteTokyoJapan

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