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Kingdom: Protist
Scientific Name: Spirogyra
Image Courtesy of: Whallon, Joanne
Image Width:30 microns
Image Technology: Laser scanning confocal microscopy

This is the spiral-shaped chloroplast of the algae, Spirogyra. This chloroplast is green when viewed with traditional light microscopy. Here it is seen as red, since the chloroplast was fluorescing red.

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