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This image comes from Anh Le, a PhD student in Laura Machesky’s lab. It is a temporal-colour image of a COS-7 cell expressing a mCherry-tagged RAB5A construct – an early endosome marker. The cells are plated on a fibronectin-coated dish and then imaged every 9 seconds for a total of 7 minutes using a super-resolution microscope system. A temporal colour code was applied to visualise the dynamic of these vesicles. Each shade of yellow represents a particular point in time for each of the vesicles. The overall back-and-forth movement of the vesicles gives an overall effect of an explosion of colours. The image won the Scottish Microscopy Society Summer 2020 imaging competition.

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