5831 X-Ray Microscopy in Color: 3D Views of Cellular Chemistry

Friday, February 17, 2012: 11:00 AM
Room 208-209 (VCC West Building)
Chris Jacobsen , Advanced Photon Source, Argonne, IL
X-ray microscopes can view trace elements with unprecedented sensitivity, allowing one to better understand the role of metals in normal biological function and also in disease. New developments include tomographic imaging, cells and tissues fast-frozen and hydrated, and pattern recognition applied for statistical analysis.
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