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A high resolution scanning electron microscope for the study of single biological molecules

Joseph S. Wall

A high resolution scanning electron microscope for the study of single biological molecules

by Joseph S. Wall

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Published .
Written in English


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Statementby Joseph S. Wall.
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LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 40372 (Q)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationix, 105 leaves
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2162465M
LC Control Number88893724

  The electron microscope has made paramount contributions to understanding the structure of biological molecules, cells, and tissues. In general, the most faithful preservation of biological specimens and other soft-organic materials is achieved through cryogenic by:   Scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) can be used to image individual biological molecules, such as proteins, in vacuum or air. This requires sample dehydration and thus may not reflect the native state of the molecule. Extensive efforts have been made to image single proteins in solution using STM; however, the images have revealed only round or oval Cited by: 2.

Advances in fluorescence spectroscopy and microscopy have made it possible to detect the fluorescence from a single fluorophore under biological tweezers, transcriptional elongation traces of individual E. coliRNA polymerases could be obtained with high spatial resolution, allowing for a detailed study of the statistics of transcriptional. Scanning electron microscopy is extremely useful when working with nanomaterials such as nanoparticles, nanowires, and nanotubes. These materials are far too small to get detailed images using an.

High-resolution transmission electron microscopy (HRTEM) (or HREM) is an imaging mode of specialized transmission electron microscopes (TEMs) that allows for direct imaging of the atomic structure.   High-resolution microscopy techniques have become an essential tool in both biological and biomedical sciences, enabling the visualization of biological processes at cellular and subcellular levels. For many years, these imaging techniques utilized conventional optical microscopes including those with confocal facilities. However, the spatial resolutions Cited by: 4.


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A high resolution scanning electron microscope for the study of single biological molecules by Joseph S. Wall Download PDF EPUB FB2

The theory of Scanning transmission electron microscopy (STEM) and Z-contrast are treated comprehensively.

Chapters are devoted to associated techniques, such as energy-loss spectroscopy, Alchemi, nanodiffraction, environmental TEM, twisty beams for magnetic imaging, and by: Considering the utility and present status of scanning electron microscopy, it seemed to us to be a particularly appropriate time to assemble a text-atlas dealing with biological applications of scanning electron microscopy so that such information might be presented to the student and to others not yet familiar with its capabilities in Cited by: 2.

Abstract Pictures tell a thousand words: The development of single‐particle cryo‐electron microscopy set the stage for high‐resolution structure determination of biological molecules. In his Nobel lecture, J.

Frank describes the ground‐breaking discoveries that have enabled the development of cryo‐ by: This book has evolved by processes of selection and expansion from its predecessor, Practical Scanning Electron Microscopy (PSEM), published by Plenum Press in The interaction of the authors with students at the Short Course on Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-Ray Microanalysis held.

This new fourth edition of the standard text on atomic-resolution transmission electron microscopy (TEM) retains previous material on the fundamentals of electron optics and aberration correction, linear imaging theory (including wave aberrations to fifth order) with partial coherence, and multiple-scattering theory.

Water-window x-ray microscopy allows two- and three-dimensional (2D and 3D) imaging of intact unstained cells in their cryofixed near-native state with unique contrast and high resolution.

Abstract. Since the demonstration of the visibility of single heavy atoms (CREWE et al., ) and unstained biological molecules (CREWE and WALL, ) using the scanning transmission electron microscope (STEM), biologists have been excited by the potential of the STEM for biological structure by:   High-resolution, label-free imaging or via environmental scanning electron microscopy at 30 keV of cells in a wet environment.

The first series of experiments involved the epidermal growth factor receptor labeled with gold nanoparticles. Liquid Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy: Imaging Protein Complexes in their Native Cited by: mission electron microscopy have been largely complementary techniques for imaging biological structures.

Crystal-lographers use x-ray diffraction for high-resolution mapping of the structure of biological molecules, ranging from rela-tively simple amino acids to complex proteins, provided that they can be pre-pared in crystalline form. (SEM) Scanning Electron Microscopy - scans the surface and gives an image of the outside of a specimen Why are amphipathic molecules necessary in biological systems.

high hydrophobic molecules like fatty acids also have a polar head group that interacts with the aqueous environment of our bodies. Preparing biological material for electron microscopy (EM) involves harsh processing steps that can poorly preserve cellular ultrastructure. Here the authors apply a single layer of graphene onto Cited by:   In electron microscopy (EM), charging of non-conductive biological samples by focused electron beams hinders their high-resolution imaging.

Gold or platinum coatings have been commonly used to prevent such sample charging, but it disables further quantitative and qualitative chemical analyses such as energy dispersive spectroscopy (EDS).Cited by: Electron microscopy (EM) in combination with image analysis is a powerful technique to study protein structures at low, medium, and high resolution.

Since electron micrographs of biological objects are very noisy, improvement of the signal-to-noise ratio by image processing is an integral part of EM, and this is performed by averaging large numbers of individual Cited by:   Direct imaging of single DNA molecules High-resolution transmission electron microscopy is combined with a novel preparation method, based on superhydrophobic sample control, to achieve a spatial resolution of down to Å.

In high-resolution TEM and all related techniques—such as electron diffraction, scanning transmission electron microscopy, electron energy loss spectroscopy or elemental mapping—any support film or. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM) are highly versatile methodologies for 2D and 3D materials characterization.

The high spatial resolution of SEM and TEM, from nano- to microscale in both imaging and chemical characterization modes, is highly complementary to other nondestructive materials Cited by: 8. The Electron Microscopy (EM) laboratory in the School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences at Durham University is an integral part of a wider facility spanning a range of advanced imaging tools (laser scanning and spinning disc confocal microscopes, TIRF microscopy and live cell imaging) as well as an ultra high resolution (field emission in-lens scanning electron microscope (Hitachi S   Electron microscopy is frequently portrayed as a discipline that stands alone, separated from molecular biology, light microscopy, physiology, and biochemistry, among other disciplines.

It is also presented as a technically demanding discipline operating largely in the sphere of "black boxes" and governed by many absolute laws of procedure. At the introductory.

Identification of biological molecules in situ at high resolution via the fluorescence excited by a scanning electron beam. P V Hough, W R McKinney, antibody are shown to be identifidable in situ via the fluorescence excited by the focused electron beam of a canning electron microscope.

A molecular species is identified by its Cited by: A scanning transmission electron microscope (STEM) is a type of transmission electron microscope (TEM). Pronunciation is [stɛm] or [ɛsti:i:ɛm]. As with a conventional transmission electron microscope (CTEM), images are formed by electrons passing through a sufficiently thin specimen.

However, unlike CTEM, in STEM the electron beam is focused to a fine spot (with. Furthermore, if sufficiently high resolution can be achieved, structures obtained by electron crystallography of 2D crystals have the potential to reveal the surrounding lipid molecules, as illustrated, for example, by structures of aquaporin-0 (AQP0) in different lipid environments [ 12, 13].We explore different tip functionalizations for atomic force microscopy (AFM), scanning tunneling microscopy (STM), Different tips for high-resolution atomic force microscopy and scanning tunneling microscopy of single molecules Appl.

Phys. Lett.( Cited by: Scanning electrochemical microscopy (SECM) is a technique within the broader class of scanning probe microscopy (SPM) that is used to measure the local electrochemical behavior of liquid/solid, liquid/gas and liquid/liquid interfaces. Initial characterization of the technique was credited to University of Texas electrochemist, Allen J.

Bard, in