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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 578698, 5 pages
Research Article

A Simple Method to Estimate the Number of Autophagic Elements by Electron Microscopic Morphometry in Real Cellular Dimensions

Department of Anatomy, Cell and Developmental Biology, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest 1117, Hungary

Received 17 March 2014; Accepted 4 June 2014; Published 3 July 2014

Academic Editor: Ioannis P. Nezis

Copyright © 2014 Attila L. Kovács. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

The supplementary material contains model calculations to illustrate the method for the estimation of the number of autophagic elements in cells. Examples for the correction of inherent bias are also included in three model distributions.

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