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Old 03-23-2011, 05:08 AM   #1
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today we where looking at some yeast for the first time, and i thought i would share some of the pix. we still need to get a finer grid or something for counting. anyone have any suggestions on the best grid size to get? (sry about the pix its kind of hard with a phone)


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Old 03-23-2011, 05:09 AM   #2
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One word. Haemocytometer. You can thank me later.

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Old 03-24-2011, 05:13 PM   #3
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now thats a heck of a word! thanks ill check it out

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Old 03-24-2011, 05:14 PM   #4
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I was going to suggest you load the pict into a paint program and put a grid overlay on... multi step and might have other problems but a thought

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http://www.whitelabs.com/beer/cell_count.html
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Old 03-24-2011, 06:15 PM   #6
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I was going to suggest you load the pict into a paint program and put a grid overlay on... multi step and might have other problems but a thought
thanks i think ill try that, cant really think what problems that would cause, might even make it easier to count if i made the pic nice and big
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Loading a grid overlaying a picture is not a proper count. You do not know the volume of the sample you are viewing. Haemocytometers can be had for cheap on Ebay. Definitely recommended.

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