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Zeiss LSM 710 Confocal Microscope

Image provided by Mayandi Sivaguru, Core Facilities
Research funded by the Institute for Genomic Biology

Arabidopsis, a small plant related to mustard, was the first plant to have its genome sequenced, and is a model organism for biological studies of flowering plants. The anther is the part of a flower that produces pollen. This image shows a close-up of the anther’s three-dimensional structure.