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‘Cells Actin like a Xmas Tree’

Jamie Whitelaw’s image ‘Cells Actin like a Xmas Tree’ is the winner of the Scottish Microscopy Society’s ‘Christmas Cracker’ image competition. The image is composed of NckAP1 KO MEFs stained with Vinculin (Red), Phalloidin (Green) and DAPI (Magenta). The cells were imaged on the Zeiss LSM 880 at the Beatson BAIR facility. The images were processed to form a tree, with the actin staining acting as the tree, the DAPI as baubles and the Vinculin as the lights.

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