References

The M3 software has been successfully used for over a decade at the University of Salzburg, where M3 was instrumental to produce data and consequently results leading to many significant publications and conference presentations:

Minnich, B., Leeb, H., Bernroider E.W.N. and Lametschwandtner, A. (1999) Three-dimensional morphometry in scanning electron microscopy: A technique for accurate dimensional and angular measurements of microstructures using stereo paired digitized images and digital image analysis, Journal of Microscopy, 195 (1): 23-33.

Minnich, B., Bartel, H. and Lametschwandtner, A. (1999) Quantitative Microvascular Corrosion Casting by 3D-Morphometry, Italian Journal of Anatomy and Embryology, 104 (Suppl.1), 458.

Minnich, B. and Lametschwandtner, A. (2000) Lengths measurements in microvascular corrosion castings – 2D versus 3D morphometry, SCANNING, 22 (3): 173-177.

Lametschwandtner, A., Minnich, B., Kachlik, D., Setina, M., and Stingl, J. (2004) Threedimensional arrangement and quantitative geometrical data of Vasa vasorum in skeletonized segments of the aged human great saphenous vein: scanning electron microscopy and 3D-morphometry of vascular corrosion casts, The Anatomical Record, DOI: 10.1002/ar.a.20098; Vol. 281a (2): 1372-1382.

Lametschwandtner, A., Minnich, B., Stöttinger, B., and Krautgartner, W.D. (2005) Analysis of microvascular trees by means of scanning electron microscopy of vascular corrosion casts and 3D-morphometry, Italian Journal of Anatomy and Embryology, In: Motta: 9th Vol. Malphighi Series, Vol. 110, (Suppl. 2), 87-95.

Stöttinger, B., Klein, M., Minnich, B., and Lametschwandtner, A. (2006) Design of the cerebellar and non-tegmental rhombencephalic microvascular bed in the sterlet, Acipenser ruthenus: a scanning electron microscope (SEM) and 3D-morphometry study of vascular corrosion casts. Microscopy & Microanalysis, DOI: 10.1017/S1431927606060296; Vol.12 (5): 376-389.

Minnich, B., Bartel, H., Leeb, H., Bernroider, E.W.N., Krautgartner, WD. and Lametschwandtner A. (2001) Quantification of Microvascular Networks by SEM of Corrosion Castings and 3D-Morphometry. Microscopy & Analysis, Vol.71, 13-15.

Minnich, B., Krautgartner, W.D. and Lametschwandtner, A. (2 / 2001) Accurate 3D-measurements on microstructures examined in SEM and ESEM. Imaging & Microscopy, Vol.3, 38-39.

Minnich, B., Bartel, H., Karch, R., Schreiner, W. and Lametschwandtner, A. (2001) Bifurcation patterns and branching exponents in branchial vessels in tadpoles of Xenopus laevis Daudin during metamorphosis – 3D-measurements from microvascular corrosion casts. Microsc. Microanl., Springer Verlag, 7: (Suppl. 2), 1188-1189.

Lametschwandtner, A., Minnich, B. and Krautgartner, W.D. (2003) Analysis of Microvascular Trees by Means of Scanning Electron Microscopy of Vascular Casts and 3D-Morphometry. Italian Journal of Anatomy and Embryology, Vol. 108, (Suppl. 1) n. 3: 81.

Minnich, B., Lametschwandtner, A., Kachlik, D., Šetina, M. and J. Stingl (2005) Spatial Arrangement of Vasa Vasorum of the Human Great Saphenous Vein: Scanning Electron Microscopy and 3DMorphometry of Vascular Corrosion Casts. DOI: 10.1017/S1431927605503684, Microsc. Microanal., Springer Verlag, 11: (Suppl. 2 – Proceedings), 174 – 175.

Minnich, B., Lametschwandtner, A., Kachlik, D., Stingl, J. and M. Setina (2007) Spatial analysis of vascular corrosion casts to investigate the architectonic arrangement of Vasa Vasorum of the human great saphenous vein in normal and pathological conditions. DOI: 10.1017/S1431927607074776, Microsc. Microanal., Springer Verlag, 13: (Suppl. 2 – Proceedings), 488 – 489.

Minnich, B., Lametschwandtner, A., Bernroider, E.W.N., Mayer, H. (2009) M3 a new software to quantify blood vessels in three dimensions examined in the SEM / ESEM which also allows to render 3D models of vascular trees. Microsc. Microanal. 15 (suppl. 2) 932-933.

B. Minnich, A. Lametschwandtner, E.W.N. Bernroider, and H. Mayer (2009) New 3D Quantification Software (M3) Enables to Examine Blood Vessels Inspected in the SEM / ESEM and also Allows to Render Threedimensional Models of (Micro-)Vascular Trees. DOI:10.3217/978-3-85125-062-373; ISBN: 978-3-85125-062-6. Proceedings of MC 2009, Graz, Austria, Vol.2, 453-454.

Minnich, B., Krautgartner W.D., Leeb, H., Bernroider, E.W.N. and Lametschwandtner A. (2002) Quantification of Complex Three-dimensional Microstructuresby Stereo paired Scanning Electron Imaging and PC-based 3D-Morphometry, in FORMATEX, Science, Technology and Education of Microscopy: An Overview, Vol.II: 706-711. ISBN: 84-607-6699-3.

Lametschwandtner, A., Minnich, B., Stöttinger, B., and Krautgartner, W.D. (2004) Analysis of microvascular trees by means of scanning electron microscopy of vascular corrosion casts and 3D-morphometry, Italian Journal of Anatomy and Embryology, In: Motta: 9th Vol. Malphighi Series, Rome, Italy, Vol.110, Suppl. 2, 87-95.

Minnich, B. and Lametschwandtner, A. (2011) Scanning Electron Microscopy and Vascular Corrosion Casting for Characterization of Microvascular Networks in Human and Animal Tissues, In: FORMATEX, Microscopy: Science, Technology, Applications and Education, A. Méndes-Vilas and J. Diaz Alvarez (Eds), Vol. I, 29-39. ISBN (13): 978-84-614-6189-9.

Minnich, B., Margiol, S., Frysak, J. and E.W.N. Bernroider (2012) Morphometric SEM 3D analysis of microvascular networks and automated calculation of vessel angioarchitecture optimalities, In: FORMATEX, Current microscopy contributions to advances in science and technology, A. Méndes-Vilas and J. Diaz Alvarez (Eds). Vol. I, 191-199. ISBN (13): 978-84-939843-5-9.