Any tips for improving my chances? Contact Us Help About Top. Fund MetaFilter Join 4, readers in helping fund MetaFilter. I use a cheap plastic pipette to suck the little guys and place them on the slide. Assessment of acrosome and nuclear abnormalities in human spermatozoa with large vacuoles. Last edited by a moderator: Aug 1, 1.
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Ken Natton , Aug 2, Aug 2, 6. And is it necessary to prepare the sample semen in any way to support optimal viewing? A mechanical stage makes it easy to maneuver the slide both forward and backward as well as left to right. Yes you can certainly do that.
Aug 2, 9. The LED light is cool and will not heat up or kill any living sperm in case you wish to view mobility. I use a cheap plastic pipette to suck the little guys and place them on the slide. Do i need any special equipment to view sperm?. I had to squelch him, and Linda abetted me successfully.
Is this your scope? Staining is either for simple visibility, or to make tests; ie. I was only writing about the objective lens magnification. If you have any questions regarding examining sperm under the microscope feel free to contact Microscope World. Multiply the objective magnification by eyepiece magnification to get total magnification. My issue is not lack of detail — I am trying to understand why so many sperm are motionless.