Special Techniques for Weighing Microgram Quantities of Tissue and Assaying Them for Enzyme Activities
To carry out biochemical analyses on single hydra or parts of an animal and to relate those measurements to the dry weight of the tissue analyzed. There are three essential steps: (1) the quick freeze-drying of the hydra; (2) the dissection and weighing of pieces of dry hydra tissue as light as 0.1 μg; (3) the biochemical assay of those dried tissues.
KeywordsCopper Wire Rubber Band Ocular Micrometer Pyridine Nucleotide Quartz Fiber
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