Microscope

The venerable microscope is still a staple in any laboratory. We use a modern light microscope; this style of microscope utilizes a focused beam of light that is converged by the condenser lens onto a specific point on the specimen. We use it to examine the broken cell status of Chlorellasamples.

Below is an example of a broken cell wall in a Chlorella sample; broken cell walls make for easier digestion and absorbability.