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ultrastructure

 [ul´trah-struk″chur]
the structure visible only under the ultramicroscope and electron microscope.

ul·tra·struc·ture

(ŭl'tră-strŭk'chūr),
Structures or particles seen with the electron microscope.
Synonym(s): fine structure

ultrastructure

/ul·tra·struc·ture/ (-struk″chur) the structure beyond the resolution power of the light microscope, i.e., visible only under the ultramicroscope and electron microscope.

ultrastructure

(ŭl′trə-strŭk′chər)
n.
The detailed structure of a biological specimen, such as a cell, tissue, or organ, that can be observed only by electron microscopy. Also called fine structure.

ultrastructure

[-struk′chər]
a structure so small that it can be viewed only with an ultramicroscope or electron microscope.

ultrastructure

the fine detail of CELL structure, which requires the use of the ELECTRON MICROSCOPE for proper visualization.

ultrastructure

the structure visible under the electron microscope.
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Desiccation stress and tolerance in Green algae: consequences for ultrastructure, physiological, and molecular mechanisms.
Surface ultrastructure of larval mouthpart sensilla of the muga silkmoth, Antheraea assamensis, an endemic species of north- east India.
The Hitachi SU8220 FE-SEM equipped with the MirrorCLEM system has already been used to clarify the ultrastructure of peroxisomes containing GFP in the cotyledon and root in transgenic Arabidopsis thaliana.
The result suggested that Atr canceled the protection of EtOH; indeed, we found the ALDH2 mRNA and protein levels were reduced; meanwhile, cardiac LV contractile function was declining and myocardial ultrastructure was damaged accompanied with the aggravation of oxidative stress.
Brennan GP, Ramasamy P (1996) Ultrastructure of the surface structures and electron immunogold labeling of peptide immunoreactivity in the nervous system of Pseudothoracocotyla indica (Polyopisthocotylea: Monogenea).
the protective effect of vitrification on the ultrastructure of follicles obtained after vitrifying/warming with EG and sucrose (21, 32).
Ultrastructure of eggshell was assessed according to the procedures outlined by Robert and Brackpool (1994).
Ultrastructure of Aeluropus littoralis leaf salt glands under NaCl stress.