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Digital Image Analysis of Microbes: Imaging, Morphometry, Fluorometry and Motility Techniques and Applications

Handbook / Manual

Series: Modern Microbiological Methods

Edited By: MHF Wilkinson and F Schut

551 pages, 7 col plates, b/w photos, illus, figs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Apr 1998 | #82026 | ISBN: 0471974404
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Providing specific knowledge in the theory of image analysis, optics, fluorescence, and imaging devices in biomedical laboratories, this timely and indispensable volume focuses on the theory and applications of detection, morphometry, and motility measurement techniques applied to bacteria, fungi, yeasts and protozoa.


Partial table of contents: TECHNICAL BACKGROUND. An Introduction to Digital Image Processing (J. Roerdink). Image Detectors for Digital Image Microscopy (L. Van Vliet, et al.). Optical Systems for Image Analysed Microscopy (M. Wilkinson). Single and Multiple Spectral Parameter Fluorescence Microscopy (J. Slavik). SINGLE-CELLED ORGANISMS. Morphometry of Yeast (M.-N. Pons & H. Vivier). Optimized Population Statistics Derived from Morphometry (B. Meijer & M. Wilkinson). Motility, Chemotaxis and Phototaxis Measurements by Image Analysis (G. Cercignani, et al.). MULTICELLULAR ORGANISMS AND CONSORTIA. Quantitative Morphology of Filamentous Micro-Organisms (A. Spohr, et al.). The Study of Biofilms Using Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy (J. Lawrence, et al.). Agar Plate Techniques (A. Peters, et al.). Appendix. Index.

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