Chapter 6 Tour of the Cells
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Ratio of object's image size to real size.
Measure of clarity of image; minimum distance to see two distinguishable points
Visible differences in parts of sample
10-2 meter= 1/100m = .4 inch is?
1 centimeter (cm)
10-3 m= 1/1000m is?
1 millimeter (mm)
10-3 mm= 10-6 m= 1/1000mm= 1/1,000,000m is?
1 micrometer aka micro (mu symbol & m)
10-3 mu m= 10-9 m is?
1 nanometer (one-billionth of a meter)
Cell factionation is what?
- A way to get lots of the same cell parts together
TEM: transmission electron microscope does what?
Transmits a beam of electrons through a thin slice, look inside cell
SEM: scanning electron microscope does what?
Bounces a beam of electrons off the surface coated with gold, you get a 3D image of the outside
What are the two basic types of cells?
Prokaryotic and eukaryotic
What would you like to do?
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