Non-contractile stalk showing the striated nature of the fibrous “straws.” TEM taken on 6/12/69 by R. Allen with Philips 300 operating at 60kV. Neg. 3,570X. Bar = 2?m. A print of the negative was scanned and processed in Photoshop. This image is suitable for qualitative analysis.There is a high resolution version of this image in the library (CIL:39169) which is available for quantitative analysis. Additional information available at (http://www5.pbrc.hawaii.edu/allen/).
Biological Process: Fibril organization, Extracellular stalk organization
Standard glutaraldehyde fixation followed by osmium tetroxide, dehydrated in alcohol and embedded in an epoxy resin. Microtome sections prepared at approximately 75nm thickness.
Author: Richard Allen
Source: The Cell: An Image Library