Scanning electron micrograph of a Drosophila melanogaster sestrin-null mutant. Sestrin-null Drosophila are used to study pathways involved in oxidative stress and aging. Relevant article: Lee, JH et al., Sestrin as a feedback inhibitor of TOR that prevents age-related pathologies. Science. 2010 Mar 5;327(5970):1223-8.
Living and uncoated specimen imaged by SEM.
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