Cell and tissue techniques 316

Module code ANA 316
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

General introduction to light and electron microscopic techniques: fixation, processing, imbedding, staining. Principles of different staining techniques for LM and EM: routine stains, proteins, carbohydrates, amino acids, metachromasia, immunocytochemistry, lectin stains, specialised stains. Principles of the operation of LM and EM: general LM, fluorescent microscopy, differential contrast microscopy, dark field microscopy, phase contrast microscopy, transmission and scanning electron microscopy.

Module credits 18.00
Service modules Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Prerequisites ANA 226
Contact time 1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Anatomy
Period of presentation Semester 1

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