Polarized light microscopy in the study of the molecular structure of collagen and reticulin

@article{Wolman2004PolarizedLM,
  title={Polarized light microscopy in the study of the molecular structure of collagen and reticulin},
  author={M. Wolman and F. Kasten},
  journal={Histochemistry},
  year={2004},
  volume={85},
  pages={41-49}
}
  • M. Wolman, F. Kasten
  • Published 2004
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Histochemistry
  • SummaryAlthough collagen structure has been studied by polarized light microscopy since the early 19th century and continued since, modern studies and reviews failed to correlate the conclusions based on data obtained by the techniques with those of polarized light microscopy. Collagen I is intensely positively birefringent in respect to length of the fibres; the positive intrinsic birefringence indicates a quasi-crystalline alignment parallel to the fibre and molecule axis of the amino acid… CONTINUE READING
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