This book describes levels of autoradiography, which is the localization within a solid specimen of a radiolabel, to help the beginner or biologist choose the correct approach for particular application. It attempts to lay emphasis on certain aspects of the appraisal of autoradiographs.

1. Introduction 2. Components of Autoradiographs 3. Macroautoradiography 4. Light Microscopic Autoradiography-Fixable Substances 5. Light Microscopic Autoradiography–Diffusible Substances 6. Autoradiography of Receptors 7. Electron Microscopic Autoradiography–Preparative Methods 8. Efficiency 9. Resolution 10. Quantification of EM Autoradiographs 11. Autoradiography in Relation to Other Techniques