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Two fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster) larvae brains with neurons expressing fluorescently tagged tubulin protein. Tubulin makes up strong, hollow fibers called microtubules that play important roles in neuron growth and migration during brain development. This image was captured using confocal microscopy, and the color indicates the position of the neurons within the brain.
Vladimir I. Gelfand, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University.
Wen Lu and Vladimir I. Gelfand, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University.
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