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Why are some samples stained before viewing them?

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Why are some samples stained before viewing them?

Cell Biology:

Cell biology refers to the study and examination of cells, their structures, and their functions. A large part of cell biology involves studying various cells under a microscope.

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Some samples are stained before viewing them in order to make the cell and its structures more visible. Oftentimes, without a stain, cells structures...

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The Cell: Structure & Function

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Chapter 12 / Lesson 1
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The cell is a small, but complex structure. Take a look inside the outer plasma membrane of a cell and discover the functions of some common cellular components, including the nucleus, endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi apparatus and mitochondria, in this lesson.


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