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Tag : Microscopy

Under the Microscope: Salicin

Salicin is a chemical which is produced by the Salix Willow bark and functions as an anti-inflammatory agent in the human body. This chemical was the initial origin of aspirin and is chemically related to Aspirin. As a tongue twister, the IUPAC name for Salicin isĀ (2R,3S,4S,5R,6S)-2-(Hydroxymethyl)-6-[2-(hydroxymethyl)phenoxy]oxane-3, 4,5-triol.

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Helicon Focus / Remote

Photomicroscopy requires significant focus stacking due to the very small depth of field. Two programs I use are Helicon Focus, and Helicon Remote.

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Under the Microscope: Nerve Trunk

A nerve trunk is a bundle of nerve fibres, have a look at what they look like under the microscope!

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Rhenium by Polarized Light Microscopy

Rhenium is one of the rarest elements in the earths crust, and has one of the highest boiling points at an estimated 5873K. Ever wonder what it looks like under the microscope?

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Bromine by Polarized Light Microscopy

Polarized light microscopy brings out incredible colors in chemicals. Have a look at Bromine under the microscope.

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