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Description

Scanning electron micrograph of banana starch fixed in carbon tape and platinum coated.

Technical Details

Image collected on FEI Quanta Family SEM at a magnification of 5,000x, with a horizontal field width of 59.7 μm, and a voltage of 2 kV. A SE Spot detector, a 2.0 nA and a working distance of10.2 mm were used to collect the image.

Biological Sources

NCBI Organism Classification
Musa
(bananas and plantains)
Cellular Component
starch

Attribution

Name
Liz Dagostino
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

Sample Preparation

Methods
fixed in carbon tape
platinum coated
Relation To Intact Cell
isolated subcellular component

Dimensions

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