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Embryo of Mature Tale Cress Plant -- Courtesy of Nikon Small WorldAn embryo sac of mature thale cress (Arabidopsis), a small flowering plant native to Eurasia, showing the central cell F-actin (cyan, surface rendered), the egg cell nucleus (yellow) and the synergid cells (magenta). This 60x image received an honorable mention in the 2013 Nikon Small World Photomicrophotography Competition. It was taken by Dr. Tomokazu Kawashima, of Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory in Singapore, using confocal microscopy and image stacking.

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