2016 Photomicrography Competition

Image of Distinction

Early stages of mouse embryo development (single blastomeres)

Dr. Gaelle Recher M. Goolam, Dr. Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz

Affiliation
University of Cambridge
Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz Lab, PDN Department
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Technique
Confocal
Magnifaction
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Mouse embryos were labelled with two different colors of fluorescent proteins when they were at the two-cell stage. And then they were imaged over time, and cells kept on expressing the fluorescent protein as they divide, that permits to keep record of their history, from which of the two cells they come.