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Image cytometric measurements of diploid, triploid and tetraploid fish erythrocytes in blood smears reflect the true dimensions of live cells.
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PMID:  20812918     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Comparative image cytometry of erythrocytes of diploid and triploid tench Tinca tinca L. and evolutionary tetraploid sterlet Acipenser ruthenus L. was performed on whole live unstained cells, live cells with stained nuclei and on stained fixed whole cells and their nuclei to test if erythrocyte measurements made from blood smears reflect the true dimensions of live cells. Nuclear area and perimeter were the best ploidy level predictors distinguishing accurately among live and fixed diploid, triploid and tetraploid cells, without significant differences between live and fixed cells within a ploidy level. Redundancy analysis revealed insignificant marginal effect of fixation (explained 2.3% of variation, F = 0.804), whereas the effect of ploidy level was highly significant (explained 50.6% of variation, F = 34.874). The erythrocyte measurements of diploid, triploid and tetraploid fish erythrocytes and their nuclei made from blood smears reflect the true dimensions of live cells, and the fixation procedure did not substantially affect their predictive value for ploidy level determination.
Martin Flajšhans; Martin Pšenička; Marek Rodina; Jakub Těšitel
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cell biology international     Volume:  35     ISSN:  1095-8355     ISO Abbreviation:  Cell Biol. Int.     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9307129     Medline TA:  Cell Biol Int     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  67-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
*University of South Bohemia esk Budjovice, Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters, South Bohemian Research Center of Aquaculture and Biodiversity of Hydrocenoses, 389 25 Vodany, Czech Republic.
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