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March 17, 2016 - Supermoon

This is a confocal microscope picture of a mind vasculature from a live zebrafish larva. Using transgenic zebrafish with fluorescently labeled blood vessels, a picture was prisoner with a confocal microscope with a 20X design lens. To routine this image, a three-dimensional illustration of a citation was generated, pseudocolored in rainbow to uncover a abyss of a vessels in a mind (top to bottom: violet, indigo, blue, green, yellow, orange, and red), afterwards dense into dual dimensions. As a mind vasculature plays a really critical purpose in many neurological diseases and is formidable to daydream in mammals, these transgenic zebrafish, due to their visual transparency, concede investigate of a growth and duty of these vessels in a live animal in genuine time. � Image by Michael R. Taylor, Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences Division | Nikon A1R confocal microscope

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