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Description

Chick Chorioallantoic Membrane (CAM). This scanning electron micrograph shows a section through part of a chick chorioallantoic membrane. A blood vessel has been fractured in the middle of CAM revealing red blood cells packed within the vessel. The sample was fixed using glutaraldehyde and osmium tetroxide, dehydrated in ethanol, critically point dried, coated with gold, and examined in a Phillips XL-30 FEG scanning electron microscope.

Biological Sources

NCBI Organism Classification
Gallus gallus domesticu
Cell Type
blood cell

Biological Context

Biological Process
blood cells in a blood vessel

Attribution

Names
Prue Talbot
Goar Melkonian

Grouping

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Imaging

Image Type
recorded image
Imaging Mode
scanning electron microscopy (SEM)
Parameters Imaged
elastic scattering of electrons
Source of Contrast
differences in deposition of metal shadow
Visualization Methods
gold
Processing History
unprocessed raw data
Data Qualifiers
raw, unprocessed data

Sample Preparation

Methods
glutaraldehyde fixed tissue
osmium tetroxide fixed tissue
dehydrated in ethanol
critical_point dried specimen
Relation To Intact Cell
whole mounted tissue

Dimensions

Spatial Axis Image Size Pixel Size
X 619px ——
Y 484px ——
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