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Plague and anthrax bacteria cell ultra structure 3D images
Author(s): Uryi P. Volkov; Nikolai P. Konnov; Olga V. Novikova; Roman A. Yakimenko
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Paper Abstract

The vast majority of information about cells and cell organelle structure were obtained by means of transmission electron microscopy investigation of cells serial thin sections. However often it is very difficult to derive information about 3D structure of specimens from such electron micrographs. A new program restoring 3D image of cells from the serial thin sections micrographs have been developed in our lab. The program makes it possible to visualize a 3D image of cell and obtain image of inner cell structure in arbitrary plane. The plague bacteria and anthrax cells with spore were visualized with resolution about 70 nm by means of the program.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 July 2002
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4707, Saratov Fall Meeting 2001: Optical Technologies in Biophysics and Medicine III, (16 July 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.475599
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Uryi P. Volkov, Saratov State Technical Univ. (Russia)
Nikolai P. Konnov, Russian Research Anti-Plague Institute (Russia)
Olga V. Novikova, Russian Research Anti-Plague Institute (Russia)
Roman A. Yakimenko, Saratov State Technical Univ. (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4707:
Saratov Fall Meeting 2001: Optical Technologies in Biophysics and Medicine III

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