FIB-SEM Tomography in Life Sciences: Watch the cell biology of algae

3D reconstruction of a vitrified Emiliania huxleyi coccolithophore obtained from cryo-FIB-SEM image series. The 3D reconstruction shows the mature coccoliths (in yellowish), a coccolith in statu nascendi (blue) and lipid bodies bodies (red).

Courtesy: S. Sviben & A. Scheffel, Max Planck Insititute Plant Physiology, Potsdam-Golm, DE and L. Bertinetti, Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam-Golm, DE

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