Current Developments in Laser Microirradiation

  • M. W. Berns
  • M. Kitzes
  • P. A. McNeill
  • S. P. Peterson
  • K. Strahs
  • J. B. Rattner
  • J. Burt
  • S. Brenner
  • L. K. Chong
  • L.-H. Liaw
  • M. Hammer-Wilson
  • A. Siemens

Abstract

Laser microirradiation was introduced in experimental cytology in 1962 by Bessis and his colleagues in Paris (Bessis et al, 1962). Since that time, numerous studies have been conducted using various laser sources to produce alterations at the subcellular level. These studies have been extensively reviewed over the past 10 years (see reviews by Berns and Salet, 1972; Moreno et al, 1969; Berns, 1974a, 1974b, 1975, 1978; Berns et al, 1976). The present review will briefly describe the studies discussed in the previous reviews and will concentrate on work conducted in our laboratory since that time. Because of space constraints, we will not review the important UV laser microbeam studies conducted on tissue culture nuclei by Cremer et al. (1976) and the laser microbeam studies conducted by Salet (1972) and Salet et al. (1979) on myocardial cell mitochondria.

Keywords

Quartz Argon Hydrochloride Peri Cardiol 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. W. Berns
  • M. Kitzes
  • P. A. McNeill
  • S. P. Peterson
  • K. Strahs
  • J. B. Rattner
  • J. Burt
  • S. Brenner
  • L. K. Chong
  • L.-H. Liaw
  • M. Hammer-Wilson
  • A. Siemens

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