Entry from US English dictionary
Definition of electron-dense in English:
(Of biological specimens) allowing the passage of few electrons, and so appearing dark in electron micrographs.
- Cytoplasmic electron-dense granules, granular endoplasmic reticulum, and some Golgi complexes were present in both spindle and epithelial cells.
- In the mutant clone, numerous electron-dense bodies were observed that are likely to be the remnants of degenerating rhabdomeres.
- To exclude this possible interference, we used another transmission EM method that is based on the direct covalent labeling of plasmid DNA with electron-dense gold nanoparticles.
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