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CIL:9255*  Cite 
Description

A high resolution of an oblique section of the Coleps contractile vacuole pore revealing the supporting microtubules and adjacent fibrous layer. Standard glutaraldehyde fixation followed by osmium tetroxide, dehydrated in alcohol and embedded in an epoxy resin. Microtome sections prepared at approximately 75nm thickness. TEM taken on 3/4/69 by R. Allen with Philips 300. Neg. 25,100X. The raw film was scanned with an Epson Perfection V750 Pro. This high resolution image is suitable for quantitative analysis Additional information available at (http://www5.pbrc.hawaii.edu/allen/).

Biological Sources
NCBI Organism Classification
Coleps hirtus
Cell Type
Eukaryotic Protist
Ciliated Protist
Cell Line
Cambridge Culture Collection, Cambridge, England, catalog # LB1656/1
Cellular Component
contractile vacuole pore
microtubule associated complex
axonemal dynein complex
plasma membrane
cytoskeleton
actin cytoskeleton
Biological Context
Biological Process
water homeostasis
microtubule cytoskeleton organization
microfibril organization
Molecular Function
control of water regulation
Attribution
Names
Richard Allen
Citation
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
doi:10.7295/W9CIL9255
Archival Resource Key (ARK)
ark:/b7295/w9cil9255
Grouping This image is part of a group.
Dimensions
Spatial Axis Image Size Pixel Size
X 4689px 0.8nm
Y 3204px 0.8nm