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A portrait of Mr. Radish

A portrait of Mr. Radish

© Eiko Nakazawa, Tomohiro Tamori (Hitachi Instrument Engineering Co.,Ltd.)
© Hiroyuki Kobayashi (Instrument Division, Hitachi, Ltd.)

The sample is a root tip of a radish just after germination. Its from is like a profile of Homo sapiens (A future person?). Vigorous cell activity can be seen from the dense section.

At 50th photo contest hosted by the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy in 1994.


  • Instrument: Transmission Electron Microscope H-7100
  • Magnification: × 5,000
  • Accelerating voltage: 75 kV
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This work was presented at the "photo contest" hosted by the Japanese Society of Microscopy.
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