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Description

Differential interference contrast image of a Paramecium (unicellular ciliate protozoa) surface. The image shows three water vacuoles contracting. Specimen observed at 100x. Judges' Special Award for Technical Merit, 2010 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition®.

Technical Details

Biological Sources

NCBI Organism Classification
Paramecium
Cellular Component
contractile vacuole

Biological Context

Biological Process
contractile vacuole discharge

Attribution

Names
Norman Shedlo
2010 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition®
Link
2010 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging...
Other
Hyattsville, Maryland, USA

Sample Preparation

Relation To Intact Cell
whole mounted tissue

Dimensions

Spatial Axis Image Size Pixel Size
X 3504px ——
Y 2336px ——
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