Laminaria (Cherry_Chow)
Updated on 16/08/2012

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Prepared microscope slide, SLS, CUHK


Can you locate the zoosporangia and paraphyses?
by Cherry_Chow (Teacher) at 2012-08-16 14:57:32
If we zoom in on the epidermis, we can observe the zoosporangia and paraphyses more clearly. Paraphyses are the reddish-brown structure in the picture, and they are believed to provide protection for zoosporangia. The zoosporangium is the structure in between paraphyses and blue in this picture. The zoosporangium contains zoospores (n), which are dark in color. Zoospores help in reproduction.

Question: Are the colors the original color of Laminaria, or was the sample stained?
by QIAN Na (Student) at 2020-12-04 01:07:04
Qian Na: thanks for the clearly written description
by Cherry_Chow (Teacher) at 2020-12-16 06:22:07


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