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Analytical Systems, Electron Microscopes & Medical Systems


Micro fairyland

Micro fairyland

© Akiko Fujisawa, Eiko Nakazawa, Masaki Kondo (Hitachi High-Tech corporation)

A pseudocolored image of NRK cultured cells.
This is the volume rendering of reconstruction of tilt-series images by the TBR, an unique reconstruction method available to compen sate a missing zone of samples.You'll notice that the distribution of clathrin-coated vesicle and caveola would be like the fairyland of microbial.

At 64th photo contest hosted by the Japanese Society of Microscopy in 2008.


  • Specimen: NRK Cultured Cells
  • Instrument: Transmission Electron Microscope H-7650
  • Accelerating voltage: 120 kV

Specimen : Courtesy of Professor Jiro Usukura (EcoTopia Science Institute, Nagoya University)

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