A C. elegans Transmission Electron Microscopy(TEM) Image

This is a C. elegans embryoG (surrounded by other embryos) at the 2-cell stage (the two big gray spots are its two nuclei). The magnification is about 5,000X. Click on the image to view its bigger image (~ 900K).

Bioclip of TEM

(TEM flash movie, 550K, movie length: 16")


TEM images: Jay Campbell, Laboratory for Optical and Computational Instrumentation (LOCI).


Embryo: the early developmental stage of an organism (C. elegans in this case) after fertilization and before hatching.