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Description

Colorized Scanning electron micrograph of an unfixed mint leaf showing stomata pores.

Technical Details

Image collected on an FEI instrument: Quanta Family using Magnification: 800x, Horizontal Field Width: 320um, Vacuum: 79Pa, Voltage: 2.0 kV, Detector: LFD, Spot: 3.5 nA, and Working Distance: 6.1mm.

Biological Sources

NCBI Organism Classification
Lamiaceae
(Mint and basil family)
Cell Type
epidermal cell
Cellular Component
stomata

Biological Context

Biological Process
respiratory gaseous exchange
regulation of water loss via skin

Attribution

Name
David McCarthy
Link
FEI Life Science Images

Imaging

Image Type
recorded image
Imaging Mode
scanning electron microscopy (SEM)
Parameters Imaged
elastic scattering of electrons
Processing History
colorized

Sample Preparation

Methods
unfixed tissue
Relation To Intact Cell
whole mounted tissue

Dimensions

Spatial Axis Image Size Pixel Size
X 670px ——
Y 617px ——
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