This is a picture of the negative dyed catalase crystal, image processed, extracted characteristic structure, and pseudo color treated. An arrangement of catalase protein constituting a two-dimensional crystal seems to be a maze. Infinite space reminding of profound outer space exists there.
At 59th photo contest hosted by the Japanese Society of Microscopy in 2003.
Specimen: Transmission Electron Microscope H-7600
Magnification: × 40,000
Accelerating voltage: 100 kV
Software: Adobe® Photoshop® 5.0J
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