Spirogyra spec. with nucleus

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Spirogyra spec. with nucleus

Post by ralfwagner »

Hello,

it is not easy to see the nucleus of a Spirogyra. In most cases it is hidden by the chloroplast, especially when it is narrow screwed. In the one shown here the chloroplast made wide windings and thus in the middle of the cell the nucleus is visible, even in this normal bright-field shot.

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Post by Ken Ramos »

Great shot Ralf :D Yes the nucleus is well hidden in this algae. I have attempted many times to locate and photograph the nucleus of Spirogyra but have only succeeded once. :D

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Post by beetleman »

Very good photo Ralf. I personally have never seen one in these algae. I really see it in your photo...Thanks
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