Exercise 1.12 - Comparison of Electron Micrographs



Figure 1.12 TEM photomicrographs of organelles


  1. Compare the transmission electron microscope image of the cell organelles in Figure 1.12 to the image of that organelle in the light microscope (Exercise 1.7).

  2. List the organelles observed with each type of microscope, indicate their size and diagram a comparison of each organelle observed at the two levels.

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Cell Biology Laboratory Manual
Dr. William H. Heidcamp, Biology Department, Gustavus Adolphus College,
St. Peter, MN 56082 -- cellab@gac.edu