Basic Aspects of Light Microscopy. Types of Microscopy. Filters and Mirrors for Microscopy. Aberrations. Light Sources. Lens Nomenclature. Measurement Methods. Photomicrography. Fixation. Embedding and Cutting. Staining. Specific Delivery of Stains: Immunohistochemistry and Immunofluorescence. DNA Probes for in situ Hybridization. Anti-Fading Agents and Specimen Mounting. Suppliers of Equipment and Chemicals. Further Reading. Glossary. Appendix. Index.