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CIL:9905*  Cite 
Description

An image of the transition from basal bodies to cilia within a portion of one of the oral membranelles of Euplotes. Parasomal sacs occur between the rows of basal bodies although these endocytic ports are not as evident in Euplotes as in other ciliates. Standard glutaraldehyde fixation followed by osmium tetroxide, dehydrated in alcohol and embedded in an epoxy resin. Microtome sections prepared at approximately 75nm thickness. TEM taken on 7/29/67 by R. Allen with Philips 200 operating at 60kV. Neg. 28,000X. Bar = 0.2µm. A print of the negative was scanned and processed in Photoshop. This image is best used for qualitative analysis. A high resolution image (CIL:9706) is available for quantitative analysis. Additional information is available at (http://www5.pbrc.hawaii.edu/allen/).

Biological Sources
NCBI Organism Classification
Euplotes sp.
Cell Type
cell by organism
eukaryotic cell
Eukaryotic Protist
Ciliated Protist
Cell Line
Euplotes sp. from Carolina Biological Supply
Cellular Component
cilium axoneme
axonemal microtubule
axonemal dynein complex
plasma membrane
adoral zone of membranelles
Biological Context
Biological Process
ciliary or flagellar motility
cilium movement
membranelle organization
Molecular Function
structural molecule activity
Attribution
Names
Richard Allen
Citation
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
doi:10.7295/W9CIL9905
Archival Resource Key (ARK)
ark:/b7295/w9cil9905
Grouping This image is part of a group.
Imaging
Image Type
transmission electron microscopy (TEM)
illumination by electrons
Image Mode
detection of electrons
film
Parameters Imaged
electron density
Source of Contrast
stain with broad specificity
Visualization Methods
stain with broad specificity
osmium tetroxide
uranyl salt
lead salt
Processing History
recorded image
film
Print from negative scanned for Photoshop.
Data Qualifiers
processed data
suitable for spatial measurements
Dimensions
Spatial Axis Image Size Pixel Size
X 2316px ——
Y 2872px ——


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