Modern Microscopy Articles
A Microscopical Study of Exotic Animal Hair: Part 1
Kristen D. Partin, McCrone Associates, Westmont, IL
The wild animal realm is one in which a microscopist
may never even think to focus on. Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield, IL, is the
home to numerous exotic animals from all over the world. A collection
of animal hairs from an array..."
Spectral Comparison of Commercial and Synthesized Tyrian Purple
Darlene Florence, McCrone Associates, Westmont, IL and Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL
A rare and expensive
dye of antiquity, Tyrian purple, extracted from a marine mollusk, was used
nearly exclusively by kings, noblemen, judges and high-ranking officials.
Characterization by FTIR and Raman spectroscopy provides a basis for future comparison
Contaminant Identification in Pharmaceutical Products
Gretchen L. Shearer, Ph.D., McCrone Associates, Westmont, IL
This article is republished from The Microscope, Vol 51:1, 3-10 (2003)
Most pharmaceutical products
are specified to be essentially free of visible particles and there are limits
on the number of subvisible particles..."
McCrone Microscopes & Accessories: The Microscopist's Partner-
A Historical Perspective
Charles A. Zona, Director of Education, Hooke College of Applied Sciences, Westmont, IL
Bonnie L. Betty, McCrone Associates, Westmont, IL
The Instruments Division of McCrone Associates was formed in
the early 1960’s by Dr. Walter C. McCrone, who wanted to offer industrial
microscopists a single source for their microscope accessories and supplies,
rather than purchasing them through..."