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Histochemical and Cytochemical Methods of Visualization

1st Edition

Edited by Jean-Marie Exbrayat

CRC Press

367 pages

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Histochemistry and cytochemistry are important fields for studying the inner workings of cells and tissues of the body. While visualization techniques have been in use for many years, new methods of detection developed recently help researchers and practitioners better understand cell activity. Histochemical and Cytochemical Methods of Visualizatio

Table of Contents

Histological and Histochemical Methods with Light Microscopy. Classical Methods of Visualization. Histochemical Methods. Enzyme Histochemistry Methods. Visualization of Cell Proliferation. Visualization of Apoptosis. High-Speed Tissue Proteomic. Preparation of Products for Histology and Histochemistry. Cytological Methods in Electron Microscopy. General Techniques in Electron Microscopy. Cytochemical Techniques. Ultrastructural Cytoenzymology. The Acetylation Method. Preparation of Products for Electron Microscopy. Image Quantification. Image Quantification in Histology and Cytology. Index.

About the Editor

Jean-Marie Exbrayat, Ph.D., D.Sc., is a professor at Catholic University of Lyon (France) where he manages the Laboratory of General Biology. He is also directeur d'etudes (professor) at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, where he manages the Laboratory of Comparative Reproduction and Development. Dr. Exbrayat earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in 1974 and 1977, respectively, from Montpellier University (France). He earned his D. Sci. in 1986 from Paris 6 University. He teaches animal biology, histology and embryology, and history and philosophy of sciences. He was the head of the School of Histology for 25 years, and dean of the Faculty of Sciences (1997 until 2005). Dr. Exbrayat is a member of several scientific societies. He has published more than 300 papers and 12 books. His current major interests include the variations of genital tracts and endocrine organs during reproductive cycles related to external and internal factors, and embryonic development in both lower and higher vertebrates, as well as the history and philosophy of sciences, especially evolutionary biology.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology
SCIENCE / Microscopes & Microscopy
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Molecular Biology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General