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CIL:36675*  Cite 
Description

Larger vesicles contain paracrystalline cores that are associated at one end with the trichocyst membrane. This may mean that there is a site on the membrane that promotes paracrystalline formation or that such an association somehow leads to the asymmetric elongated final shape of the trichocyst. TEM taken on 6/7/88 by C. Schroeder with Zeiss 10A operating at 80kV. Neg. 15,900X. Bar = 0.5µm.

Biological Sources
NCBI Organism Classification
Paramecium multimicronucleatum
Cell Type
cell by organism
eukaryotic cell
Eukaryotic Protist
Ciliated Protist
Cellular Component
organelle membrane
trichocyst
Biological Context
Biological Process
membrane docking
Attribution
Names
Richard Allen (University of Hawaii)
C. Schroeder
Citation
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
doi:10.7295/W9CIL36675
Archival Resource Key (ARK)
ark:/b7295/w9cil36675
Imaging
Image Type
transmission electron microscopy (TEM)
illumination by electrons
Image Mode
electron density
Parameters Imaged
elastic scattering of electrons
electron density
elevation
Source of Contrast
differences in deposition of metal shadow
Visualization Methods
transmission electron microscopy (TEM)
Processing History
freeze_fracture/freeze_etch
shadowing and plating
recorded image
film
Print of negative scanned for Photoshop
Data Qualifiers
processed data
Dimensions
Spatial Axis Image Size Pixel Size
X 2130px ——
Y 2658px ——