19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Mouse embryo vasculature (red) and nervous system (green)

Image represents a 3D reconstruction of whole E11.5 mouse embryo vasculature (red) fluorescence visualized via CD31 (a marker for vascular endothelial cells) and nervous system (green) visualized by Tuj1 (Neuron-specific Class III β-tubulin, a marker for neuronal cell bodies and axons), cleared using iDISCO, and captured using Zeiss 880 Confocal Microscope (10X, 0.5NA) stitching tiled confocal images over whole 1.3mm depth. Images were processed for visualization using Imaris software.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
Copyright: © Daniela Malide