DR JEREMY BURGESS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR JEREMY BURGESS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Scanning electron micrograph of details of the surface of a tobacco leaf protoplast, Nicotiana tabacum (cv White Burley) showing the regrowth of the cell wall. The fibres visible correspond to cellulose microfibrils, beneath is the plasma membrane and this highlights the underlying chloroplasts. This image follows 10 hours culturing. X 24,000.
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