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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Image Number D2897-1

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Image Number D2897-1

A three-dimensional image, constructed from a series of images taken with a confocal fluorescence microscope, of a Cryptosporidium oocyst (bright green) inside a stoma (pore) of a spinach plant. The red spheres surrounding the oocyst are the plant’s chloroplasts.


Photo by ARS Electron and Confocal Microscopy Unit.

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Last Modified: 8/1/2013