Image of the Month

image of the month

Invasive hyphal growth of Magnaporthe oryzae in live rice cells

Conidia of the M. oryzae were incubated on the rice sheath. Two days after inoculation, the fungal hyphae invaded a neighboring rice cell through plasmodesmata (arrows)

Red: nuclei (histoneH1:mCherry)

Green: septin (Sep5:GFP)

The image was taken on the spinning disk confocal, acquired with 60X/1.4 objective

Taken by: Yang Fan (Naweed NAQVI's Lab)

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