Reconstruction of a chromosome model from its projections

G. F. Bahr, J. A. Boccia, W. F. Engler, R. A. Robb, I. Jurkevich, A. F. Petty

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As a pilot experiment towards the reconstruction of human chromosomes from their electron microscopic projections, a chromosome model was photographed and several cross-sectional planes successfully reconstructed. Some practical constraints and conditions for this type of work are defined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)45-53
Number of pages9
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Instrumentation

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    Bahr, G. F., Boccia, J. A., Engler, W. F., Robb, R. A., Jurkevich, I., & Petty, A. F. (1979). Reconstruction of a chromosome model from its projections. Ultramicroscopy, 4(1), 45-53.