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Actin (green) with nuclei (blue) in live cells of Medicago (Aleksandr Gavrin)

In a cross-section of the root of the legume Medicago truncatula a part of a cells internal skeleton, actin filaments (cyan) become visible. They surround all major internal compartment of the cell including the nuclei (magenta). The central cells are part of the plants water and nutrient transport system with spirally reinforced cells. Such imaging allows to study changes in the cytoskeleton in plants with our without the API protein. (Image by Aleksandr Gavrin)
 Actin (green) with nuclei (blue) in live cells of Medicago (Aleksandr Gavrin)
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