Microscope Articles

Posted by Fred Koenig on Mar 1st 2021

Isopropyl Alcohol - Is 70% better than 99% Strength?

What is Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA)?Isopropyl alcohol (2-propanol), also known as isopropanol or IPA, has been used for years as a universal cleaner for everything from hospitals to electronic device …

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Posted by Fred Koenig on Jan 24th 2021

Hand Sanitizer Effectiveness and Best Formulas for Killing Viruses

Regular handwashing with soap and water can help you avoid sickness.Handwashing is recommended by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) as a strategy to reduce germs and decrease the risk of s …

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Posted by Fred Koenig on Jan 23rd 2021

Bubbles In Hand Sanitizer - Is it Normal?

If you look closely at your bottle of hand sanitizer you will notice hundreds of little bubbles floating around in there. You may wonder, do the tiny bubbles you see floating around in your hand …

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Posted by Fred Koenig on Dec 16th 2020

Fluorescence Microscopy - Explanation and Labelled Images

How Does Fluorescence Microscopy Work?A fluorescence microscope works by combining the magnifying properties of the light microscope with fluorescence emitting properties of compounds. Fluorescen …

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Posted by Fred Koenig on Dec 15th 2020

Immunofluorescence - Types, Techniques, and Limitations

What is immunofluorescence?Immunofluorescence is one of the techniques used within light microscopy, especially on microbiological samples. It uses a fluorescence microscope to observe a …

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Posted by Fred Koenig on Dec 15th 2020

Widefield Fluorescence Microscopy and Fluorophores Explained

What is Widefield Fluorescence Microscopy?In widefield fluorescence microscopy, the entire sample is illuminated with a specific wavelength of light. The fluorescent molecules are excited and emi …

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