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CIL:25900*  Cite 
Description

This section of Conchophthirus is at the edge of the cortex showing the striated fibers and microtubules that attach to ciliated basal bodies. In particular, enlarged glancing longitudinal views of both the striated fibers and microtubules reveal features of their organization. The negative magnification is 30,000X. The raw film was scanned with an Epson Perfection V750 Pro. This image is best used for quantitative analysis. Standard glutaraldehyde fixation followed by osmium tetroxide, dehydrated in alcohol and embedded in an epoxy resin. Microtome sections prepared at approximately 65nm thickness.

Biological Sources
NCBI Organism Classification
uncultured scuticociliate
Conchophthirus curtus
Cell Type
cell by organism
eukaryotic cell
Eukaryotic Protist
Ciliated Protist
Cellular Component
cell cortex
dense fibrillar component
microtubule
plasma membrane
cortical microtubule
cortical membranes
Attribution
Names
Gregory Antipa (San Francisco State University)
Citation
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
doi:10.7295/W9CIL25900
Archival Resource Key (ARK)
ark:/b7295/w9cil25900
Grouping This image is part of a group.
Imaging
Image Type
transmission electron microscopy (TEM)
illumination by electrons
Image Mode
detection of electrons
film
Parameters Imaged
electron density
Source of Contrast
stain with broad specificity
Visualization Methods
stain with broad specificity
osmium tetroxide
uranyl salt
lead salt
Processing History
recorded image
film
unprocessed raw data
Data Qualifiers
raw, unprocessed data
suitable for spatial measurements
Dimensions
Spatial Axis Image Size Pixel Size
X 3700px 0.67nm
Y 3748px 0.67nm


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