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CIL:35961*  Cite 
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Figure 340 from Chapter 14 (Sperm Flagellum) of 'The Cell, 2nd Ed.' by Don W. Fawcett M.D. Cross sections of sperm tails of a caddis fly illustrate differences between the organization of the insect sperm flagella and that of mammals, notably in the position of the nine outer elements in relation to the doublets of the axoneme. Image by David Phillips. A PDF copy of the accompanying chapter is available on the ASCB’s BioEDUCATE website.

Biological Sources
NCBI Organism Classification
Trichoptera sp. PACaddisfly-1
Cell Type
sperm
Cellular Component
axoneme
axonemal microtubule
mitochondrion
Biological Context
Biological Process
fertilization
Attribution
Names
Don W. Fawcett
David Phillips
Published
ISBN 0721635849
Link
http://www.ascb.org/bioeducate/FawcettTheCell...
Citation
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
doi:10.7295/W9CIL35961
Archival Resource Key (ARK)
ark:/b7295/w9cil35961
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Imaging
Image Type
transmission electron microscopy (TEM)
Image Mode
illumination by electrons
detection of electrons
Parameters Imaged
electron density
Source of Contrast
stain with broad specificity
Visualization Methods
osmium tetroxide
Data Qualifiers
processed data
Dimensions
Spatial Axis Image Size Pixel Size
X 894px ——
Y 1263px ——