Chlamydomonas 80504
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Chlamydomonas #80504

March 5, 2013
Transmission electron microscope image, showing an example of green algae (Chlorophyta). Chlamydomanas reinhardtii is a unicellular flagellate used as a model system in molecular genetics work and flagellar motility studies. This image of a thin section through a whole Chlamydomonas, shows the chloroplast, pyrenoid(surrounded by a shell of starch grains), mitochondria, nucleus, vacuoles, eye spot, and the cell wall. JEOL 100CX TEM Credit: Elizabeth Smith, Louisa Howard, Erin Dymek

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