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CIL:40984*  Cite 
Description

Montage image of a brain stem from a Brainbow transgenic mouse. In Brainbow mice, neurons randomly choose combinations of red, yellow and cyan fluorescent proteins, so that they each glow a particular color. This provides a way to distinguish neighboring neurons and visualize brain circuits. These are large caliber axons of the auditory pathway. First Prize, 2007 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition. For additional details see: Livet J, Weissman TA, Kang H, Draft RW, Lu J, Bennis RA, Sanes JR, Lichtman JW. Nature. 2007 Nov 1;450(7166):56-62.

Technical Details

Biological Sources
NCBI Organism Classification
Mus musculus
Cell Type
neuron
Cellular Component
neuron projection
Biological Context
Biological Process
neuron projection morphogenesis
Mouse Gross Anatomy
brain stem
Attribution
Names
Jean Livet
2007 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition
Link
2007 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Compet...
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Jeff Lichtman Laboratory, Harvard University Cambridge, MA, USA
Citation
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
doi:10.7295/W9CIL40984
Archival Resource Key (ARK)
ark:/b7295/w9cil40984
Grouping This image is part of a group.
Sample Preparation
Methods
formaldehyde fixed tissue
Relation To Intact Cell
sectioned tissue
Dimensions
Spatial Axis Image Size Pixel Size
X 1737px ——
Y 1258px ——


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