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DAPI staining

DAPI staining

A C. elegans with nuclei (DNA) labeled (DAPI stained). Each colored spot (light blue) represents a cell of the C. elegans.

C. elegans lineage hand drawing by John Sulston

C. elegans lineage hand drawing by John Sulston

This was recorded over a period of two hours. Sulston, E. J., (2002). C. elegans: The cell lineage and beyond. Nobel Lecture, (Dec 8, 2002), retrieved 12/15/2003, from http://nobelprize.org/medicine/laureates/2002/sulston-lecture.pdf.

Antibody-tubulin (fixed)

Antibody-tubulin (fixed)

A confocal microscopy image with fixed specimen. This is a C. elegans embryo with tubulin labeled in green.

Transparent C. elegans

Transparent C. elegans

C. elegans transparent (Wood, W. B. (Ed.). (1988). The Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. N.Y.: Cold Spring Harbor Labortory Press.)

C. elegans cell lineage

C. elegans cell lineage

The complete C. elegans cell lineage from top down. It is possible to know which cell is derived from which. The rapid early division are embryonic. (Image from WormAtlas; click the image to enlarge or right-click here and choose Save Link As... to download)

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