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Chlamydomonas#80501

Caption

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 nucleus, chloroplast, starch grains, vacuoles, and the cell wall.

JEOL 100CX TEM

Writer

Elizabeth Smith, Louisa Howard, Erin Dymek

Keywords

Algae, TEM, Chlamydomonas, chloroplast, cell wall