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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.

NOTE: This module is not open to all students and may only be taken by BSc (Medical Sciences) students.

Module credits 18.00
NQF Level 07
Service modules Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Prerequisites ANA 226; Only for BSc (Medical Sciences) students.
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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