ANALYTICAL AND HIGH-RESOLUTION MICROSCOPY IN BIOMEDICINE

Areas of application

Applications
  • Ultrastructural study of cells and normal and pathological tissues.
  • Morphology and ultrastructure of microorganisms.
  • Immunocytochemical characterization of different cellular types.
  • Morphological studies for taxonomic characterization in Zoology and Botany.
  • Morphological checking of experimental morphological types of treatment.
  • Ultrastructural study of cellular suspensions and isolated organelles.
  • Control of materials via observation of surfaces.
Facilities
  • Observation, photographing and digitalization of sample images in TEM
  • Observation and photographing of images in SEM
  • Observation, obtaining and processing of digital images via confocal microscopy (both in fixed samples and in in vivo studies)
  • Analysis of samples via flow cytometry
  • Processing of samples for TEM and SEM:
    • inclusion and ultramicrotomy
    • metal coating
    • drying at the critical point
    • negative tinction
Areas of knowledge
  • Cell Biology, Biomaterials, Biochemistry, Ecology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Histology, Immunology, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Zoology