Three-Dimensional Morphological and Mineralogical Characterization of Testate Amebae

@article{duChtelet2013ThreeDimensionalMA,
  title={Three-Dimensional Morphological and Mineralogical Characterization of Testate Amebae},
  author={Eric Armynot du Ch{\^a}telet and Catherine Noiriel and Maxence Delaine},
  journal={Microscopy and Microanalysis},
  year={2013},
  volume={19},
  pages={1511 - 1522}
}
Abstract Testate amebae are unicellular shelled protozoa commonly used as indicators in ecological and paleoecological studies. We explored the potential application of three-dimensional (3D) X-ray micro-tomography used in addition to 2D techniques (environmental scanning electron microscopy, electron probe micro-analysis, and cathodoluminescence) for detailed characterization of agglutinated shells of protozoa. We analyzed four specimens of the aquatic testate ameba Difflugia oblonga… Expand
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