Volvox aureus on closer inspection

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Volvox aureus on closer inspection

Post by Gerd »

these Volvox cells come from a cell culture made by a good friend of mine (Thanks, Sebastian !)
The first image is focused on the fine plasma bridges between the single cells of the colony.


The second image is focused a little bit above of the colony. You see the two flagella of each
cell of the colony, knocking against the cover glass bottom side.


Objective 100x Oil, DIC, flash.

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Some believe that multicellular life started with these. Good a place as any I suppose in the primordial soup. Great shots here Gerd, very nice. :D
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