Cell structure- Microscopes, magnification and resolution

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  • Cell structure
    • Light Microscope
      • Resolution = 0.2
      • Magnification=x1500
    • TEM
      • Resolution = 0.0001
      • Magnification = more than x1000000
    • SEM
      • Resolution= 0.005
      • Magnification =less than x1000000
    • Magnification
      • the degree to which the size of an image is larger than itself.
      • M=I/A
    • Resolution
      • the degree to which it is possible to distinguish between two objects that are very close together.
    • Staining
      • Light microscope uses dye.
        • Methylene blue
        • eosin
      • Electron microscope uses solution of heavy metals
        • Lead

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