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Description

Confocal microscope image of a 3T3 fibroblast cell. The nucleus has been stained blue, and two components of the cytoskeleton, actin microfilaments and intermediate filaments, are stained red and green respectively. The cytoskeleton forms the internal framework of the cell, giving it shape.

Technical Details

B0000103. Wellcome Images available under the following creative commons usage http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/uk/

Biological Sources

NCBI Organism Classification
Mus musculus
(house mouse)
Cell Type
fibroblast
Cell Line
NIH/3T3
Cellular Component
intermediate filament cytoskeleton
actin cytoskeleton
nucleus

Biological Context

Biological Process
cytoskeleton organization

Attribution

Name
David Becker
Link
Wellcome Images

Imaging

Image Type
recorded image
Imaging Mode
confocal microscopy
Parameters Imaged
fluorescence emission
Source of Contrast
distribution of epitope
Visualization Methods
primary antibody plus labeled secondary antibody
Processing History
unprocessed raw data

Sample Preparation

Methods
chemically fixed tissue
permeabilized tissue
Relation To Intact Cell
dispersed cells in vitro

Dimensions

Spatial Axis Image Size Pixel Size
X 800px ——
Y 538px ——
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