Image of the Day: Stem Cell Sentinel

An unfertilized egg cell showing a dense cloud of protein called “Ronin,” which contributes to embryonic development and maintains stem cells in their undifferentiated states

 
   

By | August 21, 2013

NIBIB/Karen Hirschi, Baylor College of Medicine

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August 22, 2013

Beautiful image. Is there any information on how it was taken - or better yet, a reference? It would also be really nice to have a scale bar. 

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