Image of the Month: Doubling Up
Matthew Hallam | | Quick Read
Micrasterias denticulata is a green alga found in acidic-to-neutral fresh waters and sphagnum bogs. This confocal Raman micrograph shows the unicellular organism undergoing cell division; the cell wall is shown in blue, starch in red, and proteins, pectins and fats in green and yellow. The entire image width is a mere 160 μm.
Credit: Dr Notburga Gierlinger, BOKU; licensing information available here .
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