Chapter 4: Microscopy, Staining and Classification

Units of Measurement


General Principles of Microscopy

Wavelength of radiation
Magnification and resolution
Light microscopy
Fluorescent and confocal microscopy
Differential stains
Staining for electron microscopy

Classification and Identification of Microorganisms

Linnaeus, Whittaker and Taxonomic Categories

Taxonomic and Identifying Characteristics

Taxonomic keys

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