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Description

This is a scanning electron micrograph of a Hibiscus pollen grain.

Technical Details

Image collected on a FEI Nova NanoSEM. The magnification is 1500x, and the voltage: 7 kV. The detector is a SE, Spot is 3nA, and the working Distance is ~5 mm.

Biological Sources

NCBI Organism Classification
Malvaceae
(Hibiscus family)
Cell Type
pollen
Cellular Component
pollen coat

Attribution

Name
Frans Holthuysen
Link
FEI Life Sciences Images

Imaging

Image Type
recorded image
Imaging Mode
scanning electron microscopy (SEM)
Parameters Imaged
elastic scattering of electrons
Source of Contrast
differences in deposition of metal shadow
Visualization Methods
visualization of contiguous regions
Processing History
unprocessed raw data
Data Qualifiers
raw, unprocessed data

Sample Preparation

Relation To Intact Cell
whole mounted tissue

Dimensions

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