High resolution scanning electron microscopy of plant chromosomes

@article{Wanner2004HighRS,
  title={High resolution scanning electron microscopy of plant chromosomes},
  author={Gerhard Wanner and Helmut Formanek and R. Martin and Reinhold G. Herrmann},
  journal={Chromosoma},
  year={2004},
  volume={100},
  pages={103-109}
}
A preparation technique for high resolution field emission scanning electron microscopy of plant chromosomes is described. [] Key Result With this technique it was possible to document for the first time at high resolution structures such as the centromeric region, the spindle apparatus and the spindle fibre attachment region. The smallest unit of the DNA packed that can be resolved is a “beads on a string”-like structure of the nucleofilament (10–15 nm fibre).
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