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Polarisation of C. elegans Embryos

1-cell and 2-cells stage C. elegans embryos stained for PAR-6 (magenta), DNA (cyan),PAR-2 (green), and PIE-1 (red).

Embryos were observed with a CFI Plan Apochromat 100X N.A.1.45 oil immersion lens on a Nikon Ni-E motorized upright microscope (Nikon) fitted with a CSU-X1 spinning disk confocal system (Yokogawa Electric Corp).

Images were acquired with a Photometrics Evolve512 camera (Photometrics) controlled by Metamorph software (Intelligent Imaging Innovation Inc).

Taken by: Yen Wei Lim (Motegi's lab)

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