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CIL:39343*  Cite 
Description

Scanning electron microscope image of sunflower lower leaf surface. Note the stomata (pore used for gas exchange) near the center of the image. This is part of an image series containing images CIL:39341-39343, and 39345.

Technical Details

Instrument: FEI XL-30 FEG ESEM. Technical protocol available at http://remf.dartmouth.edu:8080/EM-Wiki/36

Biological Sources
NCBI Organism Classification
Helianthus annuus
Biological Context
Biological Process
respiratory gaseous exchange
Plant Growth
stomata
underside of leaf surface
Attribution
Names
Louisa Howard
Link
Dartmouth College EM Facility
Citation
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
doi:10.7295/W9CIL39343
Archival Resource Key (ARK)
ark:/b7295/w9cil39343
Grouping This image is part of a group.
Imaging
Image Type
recorded image
Image Mode
scanning electron microscopy (SEM)
Parameters Imaged
elastic scattering of electrons
Source of Contrast
differences in deposition of metal shadow
Visualization Methods
uranyl salt
shadowing and plating
Processing History
unprocessed raw data
Sample Preparation
Methods
glutaraldehyde fixed tissue
formaldehyde fixed tissue
Relation To Intact Cell
whole mounted tissue
Dimensions
Spatial Axis Image Size Pixel Size
X 2400px ——
Y 2414px ——


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