Exercise 1.7 - Measurement of Cell Organelles

LEVEL I


Figure 1.9 Photo of various cells showing organelles

Materials

Procedure

  1. Each of the slides presents a representative cell, with various organelles of particular interest. Figure 1.9 gives a sample of some of these cell types. Observe each slide, and make a drawing of each cell and its representative organelle(s). Each drawing should meet the following guidelines:

  2. Measure the appropriate dimensions of all structures. Label the drawings, and indicate the magnification used to view each.

  3. On each drawing, place a line (bar) to indicate a length of 10 microns.

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