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Micro space

Micro space
© Eiko Nakazawa, Kiyomi Kawasaki (Hitachi Science Systems, Ltd.)
© Isao Nagaoki(Hitachi High-Tech Corporation.)

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

*All information related to these photographers is based on the information when the photo was taken.

*This work was presented at the "photo contest" hosted by the Japanese Society of Microscopy.

*Reproduction or republication without permission prohibited.

*"nanoart" is registered trademark of Hitachi High-Tech Corporation in Japan.

*Adobe and Photoshop are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.

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