|Fakulteit||Faculty of Health Sciences|
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.
|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|
|Period of presentation||Semester 1|
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