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Analytical Systems, Electron Microscopes & Medical Systems


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