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Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

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Zeiss Sigma VP 3View Serial Block-Face Scanning Electron Microscope
Aurora Turgeon
Jing Yang Laboratory
Funded by the NIH

Scattered across this image are cross-sections of a clawed frog egg. The large, dark circles mark the yolk substance that feeds the developing embryo. Clawed frogs are often used as an experimental model for studies like this one that help us understand how organisms develop and grow.