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Description

Adult mouse hippocampus, a region of the brain involved in learning and memory, showing reactive astroglia (pale yellow) that have proliferated and enlarged in response to neuronal activity over time. The image was created from a confocal microscopy Z-stack of 7 slices. Honorable Mention, 2011 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition®

Technical Details

Biological Sources

NCBI Organism Classification
Mus musculus
(house mouse)
Cell Type
astrocyte
Cellular Component
cell projection

Biological Context

Biological Process
glial cell proliferation
Mouse Gross Anatomy
TS25,hippocampus,cerebral cortex

Attribution

Names
Sandra Dieni
2011 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition®
Link
2011 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imagin...
Other
Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg, Germany

Imaging

Image Type
recorded image
Imaging Mode
confocal microscopy
Parameters Imaged
fluorescence emission
Processing History
z stack projection

Sample Preparation

Relation To Intact Cell
whole mounted tissue

Dimensions

Spatial Axis Image Size Pixel Size
X 1782px ——
Y 1800px ——
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