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Microscopy & Imaging Books Location

Confocal and Two-Photon Microscopy: Foundations, Applications and Advances, Alberto Diaspro (Editor) 2001 Imaging Neurons - A Laboratory Manual, R. Yuste, F. Lanni & A. Konnerth, 2000

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Optical Imaging Techniques in Cell Biology, Guy Cox Health Sciences Library + MHMF

Video Microscopy The Fundamentals, First Edition, Shinya Inoue

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Video Microscopy The Fundamentals, Second Edition, Shinya Inoue and Kenneth R. Spring 1997

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Electronic Light Microscopy, D. Shotton (ed.), Wiley-Liss, 1993

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Handbook of Biological Confocal Microscopy, 2nd ed, J. B. Pawley (ed.), Plenum Press, 1995 MHMF

Handbook of Biological Confocal Microscopy, 3rd ed J. B. Pawley (ed.), Plenum Press, 2006

The Image Processing Handbook. J. C. Russ, CRC Press, 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th editions UNC libraries

The Image Processing Handbook. 4th Edition, J. C. Russ, CRC Press, 2002


Confocal Microscopy for Biologists  BIOCON, publishers

Duke Perkins library
Unbiased Stereology, CV Howard and MG Reed M. Chua
Basic Methods in Microscopy: Protocols And Concepts from Cells, a Laboratory Manual, Spector & Goldman Missing?
Principles of Fluorescence Spectroscopy [electronic resource] / edited by Joseph R. Lakowicz, 2006 On line  
Molecular Imaging, FRET Microscopy and Spectroscopy, Periasamy and Day, 2005 Zoology Library
Methods in Cellular Imaging, Periasamy, 2001 Zoology Library


Some Publications from the facility


Articles of Interest


A Photoactivatable GFP for Selective Photolabeling of Proteins and Cells, (2002) George H. Patterson and Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, Science 2002, 1873-1877.  [Supporting Online Material]

Quantum Dots

Quantum dots, Kouwenhoven

In Vivo Imaging of Quantum Dots Encapsulated in Phospholipid Micelles, (2002) Benoit Dubertret, Paris Skourides, David J. Norris, Vincent Noireaux, Ali H. Brivanlou, and Albert Libchaber, Science, 298, 1759-1762

Anti GFP supplier

Bryan R. Hewlett, "Penetration Rates of Formaldehyde", Microscopy Today,
Vol 10 (6), 30, Nov/Dec, 2002.


Bucher, D. et al., Journal of Neuroscience. Methods 100 (2000), 135-143.

Interference Techniques

G. A. Dunn, Transmitted-light interference microscopy: a technique born before its time, Proceedings of the Royal Microscopical Society, 33, 189-196, 1998.


Live Cell Imaging

Lepe-Zuniga, J.L., Zigler, J.S. & Gery, I. Toxicity of light-exposed Hepes media. J Immunol Methods 103:145-150 (1987).

Knight MM, Roberts SR, Lee DA, Bader DL.  Live cell imaging using confocal microscopy induces intracellular calcium transients and cell death. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2003 Apr;284(4):C1083-9.Stereology


CV Howard and MG Reed: "Unbiased Stereology" 

PR Mouton: "Principles and practices of unbiased stereology"


Manuals Location

     Adobe Illustrator 10 manual, 2002, on loan to Lisa

6007 TB

     Adobe Premiere 6 manual, 2001, on loan to Lisa

6007 TB

     Adobe Photoshop 7 manual, 2002

6129 TB



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