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Drosophila Primordial Germ cells

Primordial Germ cells (also known as Pole cells) at the posterior pole of a Stage 5 Drosophila embryo.

Embryos were manually sliced at the posterior end, and mounted with PGCs facing the coverslip.

Green: Vasa

Red: DNA

Acquired on Leica SPEII upright, 40X lens

Taken by: Ismail Bin Osman (PEK Jun Wei's Lab)

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