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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Science
December 4, 2016
Canadian Excellence


Microscopy F (0.5 credit)

A course on the theoretical and practical aspects of tissue preparation for structural and ultrastructural analysis and for enzyme and RNA localization. Lecture and laboratory activities will include tissue fixation, sectioning, tissue staining (histochemical analysis) and the various ways of examining specimens using the microscope (light, fluorescence, phase-contrast, dark-field, interference contrast optics and electron transmission).

Prerequisite: Either both BI238 and BI239, or both BI264 and BI267, or registration status: YEar 4 Honours Biology programs.

Exclusion: BI470*, BI471

2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours

Not offered during the Fall 2005