Nassula sp. Transmission electron micrograph of rows of cross-sectioned basal bodies at the cell surface. TEM taken on 3/4/69 by R. Allen with Philips 300 operating at 60kV. Neg. 16,000X. Bar = 0.5?m. A print of the negative was scanned and processed in Photoshop. This image is best used for qualitative analysis. A high resolution image (CIL:7624) is available for quantitative analysis.
Standard glutaraldehyde fixation followed by osmium tetroxide, dehydrated in alcohol and embedded in an epoxy resin. Microtome sections prepared at approximately 75nm thickness.
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Biological Process: Cytoskeleton organization, Cytoskeleton membranes, Ciliary or flagellar motility
Author: Richard Allen
Source: The Cell: An Image Library