Aug 30, 2007

Beauty inside a cell

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You must see this paper at PLoS ONE, describing the application of a new electron microscopy technique (electron cryotomography) to reconstruct the 3D inner structure of a simple photosynthetic eukaryote, Ostreococcus tauri.

Watch the video (*). See the figures. You can even read the paper (open access).

When science is good, it's great. But when science is good and beautiful, it's wonderful!

Citation:
Henderson GP, Gan L, Jensen GJ (2007)
3-D Ultrastructure of O. tauri: Electron Cryotomography of an Entire Eukaryotic Cell.
PLoS ONE 2(8): e749. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0000749

(*) Alternatively, you can watch the video at YouTube.

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