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Advanced Microscopy in Mycology

Handbook / Manual
  • Includes 60 images of fungi collected using a variety of techniques
  • Provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date review of state of the art microscopy methods that have been applied to the mycological sciences
  • Analyzes the confocal principle, confocal laser scanning microscopy and its application to fungal biology

Series: Fungal Biology

By: Tanya Dahms(Author), Kirk J Czymmek(Author)

164 pages, 50 colour & 13 b/w illustrations, 6 tables


Hardback | Nov 2015 | #226530 | ISBN-13: 9783319224367
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About this book

The aim of Advanced Microscopy in Mycology is to describe the latest advances in microscopic methods, including integrated techniques, as applied to mycology. Each chapter will provide a brief overview of a particular microscopic method with associated advantages and limitations, the research questions that can be appropriately addressed using these microscopic methods, how it has been successfully applied to address mycological research questions, including supporting and complimentary techniques, and which future questions can be addressed.


Chapter 1. Applications of Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy in Filamentous Fungi Rosa R. Mourino-Perez, MD, PhD and Robert W. Roberson, MD
Chapter 2. Fluorescence-based Methods for the Study of Protein Localization, Interaction, and Dynamics in Filamentous Fungi Oier Etxebeste, PhD and Norio Takeshita, PhD
Chapter 3. Super Resolution Microscopy: SIM, STED and Localization Microscopy James Dodgson, PhD, Anatole Chessel, PhD, Susan Cox, PhD, and Rafael Carazo Salas, PhD
Chapter 4. Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Microscopy and Imaging of Fungi Annette Naumann, Dipl. Biol.
Chapter 5. Whole Cells Imaged by Hard X-ray Transmission Microscopy Zhiting Liang, BA, Yong Guan, MD, Shan Chen, BA, and Yangchao Tian, MD
Chapter 6. In situ Nanocharacterization of Yeast Cells Using ESEM and FIB Yajing Shen, PhD
Chapter 7. Imaging Living Yeasts Cells and Quantifying Their Biophysical Properties by Atomic Force Microscopy Cecile Formosa and Etienne Dague
Chapter 8. Future Directions in Mycological Microscopy Tanya E. S. Dahms and Kirk J. Czymmek

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Prof. Dr. Tanya Dahms serves as professor of Biochemistry and Microscopy at the University of Regina. She is head of the Dahms group, which currently studies microbial responses to external stimuli, including mechanisms associated with carbohydrate remodeling.

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