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Description

Desmid Micrasterias, a chlorophyceae alga of extraordinary beauty, beginning to divide. Micrasterias have bilateral symmetry, with two mirror image semi-cells joined by a narrow isthmus containing the nucleus. Image captured using darkfield and polarized light. Honorable Mention, 2010 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition®.

Technical Details

Biological Sources

NCBI Organism Classification
Micrasterias
Cellular Component
nucleus

Biological Context

Biological Process
cell division

Attribution

Names
Antonio Guillén
2010 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition®
Link
2010 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging...
Other
Logrono, La Rioja, Spain

Sample Preparation

Relation To Intact Cell
whole mounted tissue

Dimensions

Spatial Axis Image Size Pixel Size
X 4288px ——
Y 2848px ——
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